A. ParkinVeterinary Specialist Services Surgery
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 12 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 overseas qualifications include obtaining a Certified Veterinary Pain Practioner (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. She is also the proud recipient of the Steve Haskin’s scholarship award in 2018. Anita’s special interests include critical care, challenging anaesthetics, pain management, and surgical nursing.