In house staff training

I have been fortunate to work in some pretty sophisticated environments but feel a good foundation in basic skills is what helped me succeed. Let me show your staff some of those foundations with a little mixing of advanced technical skills as well.

 Anesthetic Monitoring (routine to neuro, critical condition and emergency)

Surgical Preparation

Aseptic Technique

Intubation (wide array of species)

IV catheterization, including jugular, arterial and intra-cath placement

Femoral and carotid sheath placement

Intra-osseous catheterization

General Veni puncture

Anesthesia and Critical Care ventilators

Urinary catheterization, male and female for multiple species

Drug calculations/ Administration

Radiology and Ultrasound

Endoscopy and Bronchoscopy, Laparoscopic and Arthroscopic setup, cleaning and maintenance

Blood typing/cross matching

Bandaging and applying casts

Emergency and critical care of patients

Arterial line placement/ Invasive blood pressure monitoring and setup, including cut downs with ligation

CVP monitoring

Using a ventilator in ICU and surgical settings

TPN, PPN administration and nursing care

CRI dosage calculations

Blood transfusion collection and administration

Critical Care Nursing

Surgery and other expert technical services

This section is focused for the research orientated folk. I have extensive experience in minor to moderately invasive surgical procedures and would love to help you and your project! My surgical experience includes but is not limited to:

Digit/tail amputation, P, R

SQ device implant P, S, O, L, R

Vaginal and cervical biopsy P

Laparoscopic assistance including trocar placement P, S

Laparotomy P, S

Tracheotomy P, S, C, R, L

Various dental surgical extractions C, P

GI biopsy using endoscopy P, C

Skin and Muscle closer P, C, S, O, L, R

Fluoroscopy guided catheterization of coronary, renal, carotid and femoral arteries S, O, C

Chest/peg/J/tracheal and esophageal tube placement, care and maintenance C, P

Lymph node biopsy P, C

CSF taps P, L, C

Stereo tax placement trained P

Skin grafting P, C

Joint taps P, C

Vital pulpotomy P, C


P=Primate model S=Swine model O= Sheep Model C=Canine model L=Rabbit model R= Rodent model M=Multiple Species other than listed


Let me help you go over a project protocol. I have a keen eye for project feasibility and patient management for chronic procedures with particular interest in anesthesia and pain management.

Particular cases with expertise:

Fetal anesthesia

Cardiac anesthesia

Anesthesia for brain surgery

Neonatal critical care

Reptile, amphibian, avian pain management

Exotic animal blood transfusions

Protocol writing

Experimental design

Angiographic analysis




Am I not a perfect match for what you need? Click on the links below to find fellow friends and colleagues that may be potential matches. 


*VSPN and IVAPM Speakers Bureau  member

Choose from a set of already prepared lectures or shoot me some topics of interest! 


Bandaging 101

Demystifying Lab Animal Medicine

Blood Transfusions in Exotics Species

Common Emergencies and Diseases in the Laboratory Primate

Common Emergencies in Exotic Animal Practice

Elephants: Basic PE and Minor Medical Treatment

Exotic Animal Anesthesia

Exotic Ruminant Field Anesthesia

Fluid Therapy in Exotic Species

Introduction to Interventional Radiology


Non-human Primate Dentistry

Oral and Facial Nerve Blocks in the Non-Human Primate

Pain Management in Exotic Species

Pain Management in Lab Animal Medicine

Positive Reinforcement Training for Physical Exams and Medical Procedures in Non-Domestic Animals

Primate Anesthesia and Pain Management

Technicians Neurological Exam in Exotic Animals

Technicians Role in Lab Animal Medicine

Wound Care in Exotics Species

Critical Exotic Mammal Anesthesia

Fetal Anesthesia


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