Manage pain for veterinary patients


Select, administer and monitor analgesics in animals.

Alternative labels

select analgesics for animals
monitor analgesics in animals
manage veterinary patients’ pain
manage veterinary patient’s pain
provide pain management for veterinary patients
administer analgesics to animals

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Manage pain for veterinary patients is an essential skill of the following occupations:

General veterinarian: General veterinarians are professionals with a comprehensive scientific education. They have the authority to carry out, in an independent, ethical and personally responsible capacity, all aspects of veterinary medicine, in the interest of the health and welfare of animals and public health in accordance with national and international legislation. The generalist veterinarian can work with any species, however they may choose to work with a single species or types such as equine, companion or production animals.

Optional skill

Manage pain for veterinary patients is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




  1. Manage pain for veterinary patients – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022