- Perform or manage regional anesthetic techniques, such as local, spinal, epidural, caudal, nerve blocks and intravenous blocks.
- Prepare prescribed solutions and administer local, intravenous, spinal, or other anesthetics, following specified methods and procedures.
||Veterinary Technologists and Technicians
- Care for and monitor the condition of animals recovering from surgery.
- Administer anesthesia to animals, under the direction of a veterinarian, and monitor animals' responses to anesthetics so that dosages can be adjusted.
- Administer anesthetic, adjuvant, or accessory drugs under the direction of an anesthesiologist.
- Assist anesthesiologists in performing anesthetic procedures, such as epidural or spinal injections.
- Recognize or treat complications during and after procedures, including blood pressure problems, pain, oversedation, or bleeding.
- Administer or maintain conscious sedation during and after procedures.
- Postoperatively inject a subcutaneous local anesthetic agent to reduce pain.
- Administer local, inhalation, intravenous, or other anesthetics.
- Administer anesthetic or sedation during medical procedures, using local, intravenous, spinal, or caudal methods.
- Provide or direct the provision of postoperative care.
- Provide patients undergoing eye surgeries, such as cataract and laser vision correction, with pre- and post-operative care.
||Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
- Administer general and local anesthetics.
- Administer local anesthetic agents.
- Administer anesthetics to limit the amount of pain experienced by patients during procedures.