Veterinary Nursing and Animal Management Lecturer
Areas of Teaching Expertise
Veterinary Nursing, practical nursing skills including Schedule 3 procedures and surgical nursing, the nursing of exotic species and emergency and critical care.
I graduated with a BSc (Hons) Veterinary Nursing Science in 2008 at Sparsholt College, qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2007 (NVQ 3) and am a registered Veterinary Nurse with the RCVS. I also hold a City and Guild Certificate in the nursing of exotic species, gained in 2009 from Edinburghâ€™s Telford College.
I am a qualified clinical coach supporting student veterinary nurses in practice. My interests include practical nursing skills including Schedule 3 procedures and surgical nursing, the nursing of exotic species and emergency and critical care.
Iâ€™m currently undertaking an MSc with University of Edinburgh, and have strong links with industry, have been working in veterinary practice in some form for 12 years and am a member of the BVNA.
I still maintain my links with the veterinary profession by attending Veterinary Congress and work as a locum for out of hours emergency services. Recently I visited South Africa as part of a conservation study tour, and Mongolia, where we rode horses across the Gobi steppes.