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Amy D’Andrea | MEd, RVT, CVT, VTS(EVN)

Amy D’Andrea has been a credentialed veterinary technician for over 28 years and holds registrations and certifications in multiple states.  She is a graduate of the Mount Ida College Veterinary Technology program where she completed both her Associates and Bachelors Degrees in Veterinary Technology before going on to receive her Master’s in Education from American Intercontinental University.  Amy completed training at Cornell University Veterinary School in canine and feline basic and advanced life support, earning a certification by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.  Most of her career has been dedicated to working in veterinary clinics and teaching at AVMA Accredited Veterinary Technology college programs.  While teaching in higher education, Amy became a nationally renowned speaker, authored various publications, including 5 textbooks, and became one of the industry’s leading subject matter experts in veterinary technology education. She has earned a multitude of awards including the Teaching Excellence Award, Distinguished Alumni Award and the Hill’s Scholarship.  Amy served for many years on the Executive Board of the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America where she was the President in 2006.  Additionally, Amy served on the organizing committee for the Academy of Equine Veterinary Nursing Technicians and was the chairperson for the Committee on Veterinary Technician Specialties for 3 years. She is the proud co-owner of Pet Emergency Education which she founded over 10 years ago. Her mission was to teach pet owners and animal professionals the fundamentals of animal first aid and how to perform life saving skills so that more pets would survive a medical emergency.

About This Class

If your pet has an emergency, knowing how to react before getting to a vet clinic can make all the difference for your pet’s life.

Join Amy D’Andrea as she discusses the basics of animal first aid and how to use the materials in a pet first aid kit. She’ll also explain how to perform CPR on dogs and cats and how to respond to common medical emergencies such as severe wounds, poisoning, burns, choking, and more.

Amy D'Andrea | MEd, RVT, CVT, VTS(EVN)

 

Amy D’Andrea | MEd, RVT, CVT, VTS(EVN)

Amy D’Andrea has been a credentialed veterinary technician for over 28 years and holds registrations and certifications in multiple states.  She is a graduate of the Mount Ida College Veterinary Technology program where she completed both her Associates and Bachelors Degrees in Veterinary Technology before going on to receive her Master’s in Education from American Intercontinental University.  Amy completed training at Cornell University Veterinary School in canine and feline basic and advanced life support, earning a certification by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.  Most of her career has been dedicated to working in veterinary clinics and teaching at AVMA Accredited Veterinary Technology college programs.  While teaching in higher education, Amy became a nationally renowned speaker, authored various publications, including 5 textbooks, and became one of the industry’s leading subject matter experts in veterinary technology education. She has earned a multitude of awards including the Teaching Excellence Award, Distinguished Alumni Award and the Hill’s Scholarship.  Amy served for many years on the Executive Board of the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America where she was the President in 2006.  Additionally, Amy served on the organizing committee for the Academy of Equine Veterinary Nursing Technicians and was the chairperson for the Committee on Veterinary Technician Specialties for 3 years. She is the proud co-owner of Pet Emergency Education which she founded over 10 years ago. Her mission was to teach pet owners and animal professionals the fundamentals of animal first aid and how to perform life saving skills so that more pets would survive a medical emergency.

About This Class

If your pet has an emergency, knowing how to react before getting to a vet clinic can make all the difference for your pet’s life.

Join Amy D’Andrea as she discusses the basics of animal first aid and how to use the materials in a pet first aid kit. She’ll also explain how to perform CPR on dogs and cats and how to respond to common medical emergencies such as severe wounds, poisoning, burns, choking, and more.

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