Prepare animals for anaesthesia

Description

Prepare animals for anaesthesia, including performing pre-anaesthetic checks and procedures and reporting findings.

Alternative labels

prepare animals for administration of sedatives
ready animals for anaesthesia
ensure animals are suitably prepared for anaesthesia
assist preparation of animals undergoing anaesthesia
prepare animals for sedation
prepare animals for administration of anaesthetics
ensure animals are suitably prepared for sedation
perform animal anaesthesia preparation activities
support preparation of animals for anaesthesia
ready animals for sedation

Skill type

skill/competence

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Prepare animals for anaesthesia is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Veterinary nurse: Veterinary nurses support animals undergoing veterinary treatment and give advice to veterinary clients in the promotion of animal health and disease prevention in accordance with national legislation.
Veterinary technician: Veterinary technicians provide the technical and administrative support to the veterinarian in accordance with national legislation.

Optional skill

Prepare animals for anaesthesia 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.

 


 

References

  1. Prepare animals for anaesthesia – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022