Anita has been a veterinary nurse for nearly 30 years. Working in a general practice for the first 10 years and joining Veterinary Specialist Services (VSS) in 2001 working as a medical and surgical nurse. The last 10 years specializing as a surgical nurse – following her passion in anaesthesia and pain management. In 2017, VSS opened their 3rd practice to which Anita currently manages. Anita has kept her Australian qualifications current including her Certificate IV in Vet Nursing, Diploma in Surgery and ECC, is an Accredited Vet Nurse and a Registered Vet Nurse through the VNCA,
Anita’s oversea qualifications include obtaining a Certified Veterinary Pain Practitoner (CVPP)in 2012 through the IVAPM (International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management) and Veterinary Technician Specialty in Anaesthesia and Analgesia in 2009 recertified 2015 and 2019.
Her skills and experience that she has gained over the last 20 plus years are now being passed on to veterinary nurses and technicians, throughout Australia and internationally (USA, Hong Kong, Indonesia, France and International Webinars) through lectures, workshops and in-clinic hands-on training. Anita’s special interests include critical care, challenging anaesthetics, pain management, surgical nursing and practice management.