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2021 - Opioid CE - Pain Management in Animals – Opioids and Non-Opioid Alternatives is a Course

2021 - Opioid CE - Pain Management in Animals – Opioids and Non-Opioid Alternatives

Started Mar 13, 2020
2.0 credits

$35 Enroll

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For Oklahoma licensees, this course satisfies the full 2 hour requirement for the review of CDS laws and/or the Oklahoma Veterinary Practice Act including the 1 hour requirement for DEA registrants.

Time Requirements 

  • 2 hours total.
  • This course consists of 4 modules which can be completed at your own pace.  
  • This course must be fully completed during the license renewal period in order to be accepted as continuing education. Courses started in one license renewal period and later finished in the following license renewal period are only accepted in the latter renewal period once fully complete.

Completing the Course 

  • To complete the course, you must access all pages and earn 80% on the Assessments.
  • Once you have completed the course, you can print a certificate of completion.

Subject Areas:

During this course, the students will learn introductory topics related to anesthesia and pain management in animals – opioids and non-opioid alternatives.  Detailed learning outcomes will proceed each lesson.

  • Part 1 - What are Opioids?
  • Part 2 - What is Pain?
  • Part 3 - How Do We Assess Pain in Animals?
  • Part 4 - How Do We Treat Pain Without Opioids?

Refund Policy: 

Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine CE office reserves the right to modify courses when necessary. If for any reason, a course or enrollment experience does not meet your expectations, please contact us at

To request a refund, please email Refund decisions are subject to approval by the CE Director. Please allow 5 business days for a decision to be made and appropriate action to be taken. 

Refunds may be subject to an administrative fee.

Courses that reflect course completion are generally non-refundable.  


Course Notice: Non-credit courses and Continuing Education Units (CEs or CEUs) do not post to the Oklahoma State official transcript and do not count towards an academic record. CE students do not receive a University ID card and will not be granted access to University facilities such as recreation, transportation, and campus events.