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Control measure
Chemical control or restraint of the animal

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Chemical control or restraint of the animal

Understand:

  • Why chemical methods may be used to control or restrain an animal
  • Who may administer veterinary drugs to animals
  • The effects of veterinary drugs on animals
  • The additional hazards associated with the equipment used to administer veterinary drugs

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Chemical control or restraint of the animal

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Identify the need for chemical control or restraint of an animal
  • Request the attendance of a veterinary surgeon to chemically control or restraint an animal
  • Confirm relevant animal information with veterinary surgeon to inform the incident plan
  • Identify a suitable and safe anaesthesia recovery area
  • Communicate the presence and use of veterinary drugs and associated equipment to emergency responders