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ACVAA 2016 News

Newly certified diplomates of the ACVAA -2016

Added 18 Sep 2016

Congratulations to our newly board certified anesthesiologists who successfully passed the final portion (the oral examination) of the certifying examination on September 7, 2016 in Dallas: Drs Daniel Almeida, Annatasha Bartel, Alessia Cenani, Bonnie Gatson, Alanna Lane Johnson, Yishai Kushnir, Claudio Natalini, Jordan Nickell, Noah Pavlisko, Rachel Reed, Daniel Sakai, Rebecca Sayre, Leon Warne, and Melina Zimmerman

ACVAA 2016 Abstract awards

Added 22 Aug 2016

Dr. Carrie Davis, a resident at the University of Tennessee, was awarded the small animal abstract award for her presentation entitled "Effect of fentanyl on the minimum infusion rate of propofol preventing movement in dogs." Dr. Heidi Lehmann, a resident at Murdoch University, Australia, was awarded the large animal abstract award for her presentation entitled "Lidocaine or meloxicam analgesia decrease nociception as indicated by cardiovascular response of halothane-anaesthetized Bos indicus bull calves during surgical castration." Each resident received $500.00, sponsored by Smiths-Medical-Surgivet.

Foundation Resident Research Grant Proposal

Added 24 May 2016

The Foundation of the ACVAA is pleased to announce that funds for a Research Grant will be Available for 2016: ANNOUNCEMENT –PROPOSALS SOLICITED The Foundation of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA), is pleased to announce its 2016 Research Grant Availability. A research proposal that is hypothesis driven, and centers on an aspect of anesthesia or pain management, will be selected for funding, for up to a total of $5,000 US. Applications from residents in an ACVAA endorsed training program will be favored. Complete guidelines for the submission can be found on this website under 'Documents and forms' under both "diplomates' and 'Candidates' All proposals will be evaluated by members of the Foundation committee. Proposals should be submitted electronically to Dr. Benjamin Brainard, Scientific Director, the Foundation of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia, at Proposals due: July 15, 2016*

Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act

Added 20 Apr 2016

“The Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act of 2014 of the Controlled Substance Act adresses separate registration requirements for veterinarians. The Act clarifies that “ a veterinarian does not need to be registered with the DEA in the state of dispensing as long as the veterinarian is registered in some other state and is licensed to practice veterinary medicine in the state where the dispensing occurs.” "Find the complete letter in the diplomates "documents and forms'' section

Updated NAVAS Bylaws 4-4-16

Added 17 Apr 2016

Find the updated 2016 NAVAS Bylaws in Diplomates 'Documents and Forms' section of this website

North American Veterinary Anesthesia Society Bylaws

Added 21 Mar 2016

The North American Veterinary Anesthesia Society's Steering Committee would like feedback on the latest version of the Society's Bylaws. The NAVAS Bylaws and an explanation can be found on the Diplomates "Documents and Forms" page of this website.