A. SteeleOntario Veterinary College Intensive Care Unit, Anesthesia
Andrea M. Steele, MSc, RVT, VTS(ECC) Andrea graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Guelph, followed by the Veterinary Technician Diploma at the Ridgetown Campus, University of Guelph. In 2012, Andrea received her Master’s degree in Veterinary Clinical Studies, with a focus on nosocomial infections in the ICU. Andrea spent over 20 years as an ICU technician at the Ontario Veterinary College Teaching Hospital, and now supervises the area. She achieved Veterinary Technician Specialist in Emergency and Critical Care -VTS(ECC) certification in 2003, becoming a member of the Academy of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Technicians and Nurses (AVECCTN). Andrea is a Past-President of AVECCTN and is now Executive Secretary. Andrea is an experienced lecturer and author and is co-Editor of the book Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care for Veterinary Technicians (Battaglia and Steele), and Anesthesia and Analgesia of the Critically Ill Dog and Cat. Andrea has contributed to numerous other veterinary textbooks. Andrea has received several awards for her speaking and contributions including; 2013 the OAVT Outstanding Contributions Award, the 2014 Western Veterinary Conference Technician Educator of the Year, and the Academy of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Specialty Technician of the Year, for 2015.