Join us as we celebrate Vet Tech Week with two of our favorites, Liz Hughston and Tasha McNerney!
Liz Hughston, MEd., RVT, CVT, LVT, LVMT, VTS (SAIM)(ECC)
Liz practices as a relief veterinary technician, trainer, and consultant in the San
Francisco Bay Area. Since her graduation from Foothill College’s Veterinary
Technology program in 2006, Liz went on to become certified as a VTS in both
Small Animal Internal Medicine and Emergency and Critical Care in 2012. She
has authored articles and textbook chapters and is a co-editor of Cannabis
Therapy in Veterinary Medicine (Springer Nature) and the upcoming 2nd edition
of the Small Animal Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses
Liz is President of the National Veterinary Professionals Union,
Co-Founder of the Veterinary Cannabinoid Academy, an Administrator of the Not One More Vet Support Staff group, Credentialing Committee Chair of the Academy of Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians, and serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of dvm360.
Liz is an advocates’ advocate, dedicated to advancing veterinary technology,
technicians, and assistants through training, mentorship, and support.
Tasha McNerney (BS, CVT, VTS)
Tasha is a Certified Veterinary Technician form Glenside, PA. She is also a Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioner and works closely with the IVAPM to educate the public about animal pain awareness. Tasha became a veterinary technician specialist in anesthesia in 2015. Tasha loves to lecture on various anesthesia and pain management topics around the globe and was recently named the VMX 2020 speaker of the Year for veterinary technicians. Tasha has authored numerous articles on anesthesia and analgesia topics for veterinary professionals and pet parents. In her spare time Tasha enjoys reading, spending time with her husband and son, and recording the Veterinary Anesthesia Nerds Podcast.
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