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Psychoactive Medication: The What, Why & How

Everything you need to know about behavioural medication and supporting vets to select the most appropriate drugs.
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  • 1 Webinar

Learn about behavioural medication

Why might we need medication & what are our treatment goals?
How can we help support the veterinary team to select the most appropriate drug?
What psychoactive medications are licensed in in the UK?
We will explore Situational vs Long Term medications, the main drug classes, common side effects and deciding when & how to wean off medication.

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Meet the instructor

Dr Sophie White

Sophie graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2011, before working in small animal general practice with a keen interest in pain management & behaviour.
She gained a Masters Degree in Clinical Animal Behaviour with distinction from University of Lincoln in 2019, followed by a year working in a kennel environment at Dogs Trust as a Training & Behaviour Advisor.
She was a previous ABTC Trustee
Now Sophie runs her own veterinary behaviour referral service. Providing support to owners and their pets, as well as professional development for vets and behaviourists.
Find her at and on Instagram @veterinary_behaviour_support
Patrick Jones - Course author
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