Episode 23

Simulation-Based Training

Nov. 8th, 2022

In this episode of Consolidate That!, we talk to Andrew Schultz, Business Development & Clinical Services for Midmark Animal Health and Project Director for Midmark Academy.
Andrew chats about implementing anesthesia checklists, simulation-based training, and how a desire to bring the benefits of immersive simulation training evolved into veterinary education.

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Topics discussed:

  • Fear of anesthesia is the number one reason pet owners do not follow recommendations for dental procedures
  • Checklists can help avoid many anesthetic complications
  • 2020 AAHA Anesthesia Guidelines
  • Robert Keegan, DVM, DACVAA, the inventor of the anesthesia simulation program
  • Simulated learning offers a safe environment

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andrew shultz
Andrew Schultz, Jr
Director of Business Development & Clinical Services at Midmark Animal Health
ivan zak
Dr. Ivan Zak
DVM, MBA, CEO at Galaxy Vets
ryan leech
Ryan Leech
Head of Growth at Galaxy Vets