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Elsa Beltran

Ldo Vet, DipECVN, PGDipVetEd FHEA, MRCVS

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN NEUROLOGY / NEUROSURGERY, ROYAL VETERINARY COLLEGE

Elsa received her veterinary degree from the University Cardenal Herrera Ceu, Valencia, Spain, in 2002, following which she spent two years in general practice before undertaking an internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at University of Barcelona, Spain. She completed a neurology internship in 2006 followed by a residency in neurology and neurosurgery at the Animal Health Trust.  Elsa obtained the Diploma of the European College of Veterinary Neurology in 2011 and afterwards she spent 4 years as Senior Clinician at the same institution.

In 2014, she joined the Royal Veterinary College where she is currently working as Associate Professor in Neurology Neurosurgery. She is interested in all aspects of veterinary neurology and neurosurgery, but has a particular interest in neuro-ophthalmology, neuroimaging and neurosurgery. Elsa has a passion for teaching and obtained the postgraduate Diploma in Veterinary Education in April 2019 and becoming a fellow of the higher education academy. She was awarded the WSAVA speaker of the year in 2020.

Tutored Online CPD with Elsa

 

Bonny Millar

CVT(USA), RVN, REVN

Equine Nurse Consultant and Lecturer, The Open College of Equine Studies

Bonny gained a Veterinary Technology Degree from Harcum College, Pennsylvania (USA) and advanced her career as an equine medicine charge nurse at the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center.

Bonny moved to Britain in 1991, settling in Newmarket, where she was head nurse at Rossdale and Partners in Newmarket for 12 years, then the senior clinical nurse specialising in equine critical care nursing at their hospital until 2019.  Bonny regularly taught and mentored equine veterinary nursing students while focusing on equine critical care, wound management and neonatology

Bonny was instrumental in establishing the first equine nursing qualification along with like-minded colleagues in 2000.    She was a BVNA council member for a number of years and subsequently became president in 2009 alongside her clinical role.  She also served as a Vet Tech in the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympics.

Bonny has published many articles and has lectured at veterinary conferences around Europe and North America. At present, she carries out consulting roles for EVN awarding bodies and is a lecturer for The Open College of Equine Studies.

Tutored Online CPD with Bonny

 

Liza Ebeck

RVN

Surgical Theatre Nurse, Liverpool Small Animal Teaching Hospital

Liza qualified as a VN in 2001 and moved from small animal practice to the University of Glasgow Small Animal Hospital where she worked as a surgical and theatre nurse for nearly 4 years. She then made a move to the University of Liverpool Small Animal Teaching Hospital as Anaesthesia Nurse and proceeded to move through several disciplines within the SATH over the last 15 years, including Cardiology Service Nurse, Patient Care & ICU and Surgical Nurse before settling back into the theatre team. Liza is a busy mum of two so she struggled to find a decent picture for this bio-op. Liza enjoys learning new skills, gaining new experience and has a keen interest in anaesthesia and cardiology. She is currently studying for her Nursing Certificate in Anaesthesia & Analgesia and works part time as a locum for an Out-of-hours Emergency & Critical Care clinic as well as her days in the SATH.

eCPD Tutorials with Liza

 

 

Katie Gray

PGCert VE, DipAVN, RVN, FHEA

Senior Emergency and Critical Care Nurse, Royal Veterinary College

Katie is currently appointed as Senior Emergency and Critical Care Nurse at the Royal Veterinary College where she has been since late 2012.

Katie’s favourite cases are those who are critically unwell in ICU, especially septic patients and those on mechanical ventilation. Katie also has an interest in mental health management in the veterinary world and beyond; and is studying towards her Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Tutored Online CPD with Katie

 

Becky Robinson

BVSc MVetMed DipECVAA FHEA MRCVS

European & RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia, Davies Veterinary Specialists

Becky graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2008. After a short spell in first opinion small animal practice, she completed a 12 month rotating internship in the Small Animal Teaching Hospital at the University of Liverpool. Upon conclusion of this internship, Becky spent a further 6 months in first opinion practice before embarking on a 3 year residency programme in veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia at the Royal Veterinary College, University of London in 2010. She passed her European Diploma in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia in 2013 and subsequently became an RCVS Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia.

She spent the next year working as a Lecturer in Veterinary Anaesthesia at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh. In October 2014 Becky joined the Animal Health Trust where she worked for two years as a senior clinician in veterinary anaesthesia. During this time she was successfully awarded Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) in recognition of her teaching experience in Higher Education. Becky joined the anaesthesia team at Davies Veterinary Specialists in November 2016; she takes an active role contributing to in-house staff training and enjoys working in the multidisciplinary environment with its varied caseload. Over the years Becky has authored a number of peer reviewed research journal articles, CPD articles and a chapter in the most recent edition of BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Anaesthesia and Analgesia.

Outside of work, Becky enjoys horse riding, walking and spending time with her Border Terrier, Piper.

eCPD Tutorials with Becky

Tutored Online Courses with Becky

 

Daniella Sines

RVN BSc(Hons) Grad dip VN

Neurology Nurse, North Downs Specialist Referrals

Daniella qualified as a registered veterinary nurse in 2009 from the Royal Veterinary College after completing a BSc(Hons) degree in veterinary nursing. She started working at North Downs Specialist Referrals in Surrey that same year to the present day and since 2013 has been working as a neurology nurse. Daniella completed the graduate diploma in professional and clinical veterinary nursing from the Royal Veterinary College in 2015.

eCPD Tutorials with Daniella

 

 

 

Kathy Berry

BVM&S MRCVS

Vet to Vet Training

Dr Kathy Berry graduated from Edinburgh in 1998, and has since worked in mixed, small animal and ECC practice. Since 2006 she has also been studying and using Transactional Analysis psychology. Kathy now runs Vet To Vet Training, teaching psychology to veterinary staff to improve their lives in practice.

eCPD Tutorials with Kathy

 

 

Michelle Moran

RVN, Cert(ECC), VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia)

NORTH WEST VETERINARY SPECIALISTS

Michelle qualified in 2006 and spent many years working in busy emergency clinics in Liverpool. She gained the certificate in Emergency and Critical Care in 2014 and the BSAVA medical merit award in 2015. She joined North West Veterinary Specialists in 2016 to develop her keen interest in anaesthesia by working with specialist Diplomat Anaesthetists. Michelle is currently studying for the VTS in Anaesthesia and Analgesia examination having passed her casebook in April 2018.

eCPD Tutorials with Michelle

 

 
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