Natalie Boursiquot, BS, RVT†
CVCA, Cardiac Care for Pets, Gaithersburg, Maryland
Heather Prendergast, RVT, CVPM, SPHR†
Synergie Consulting, Las Cruces, New Mexico
Leslie Boudreau, RVTg, CVPM, PHR, PHRca, SPHR
Animal Hospital of Huntington Beach, Huntington Beach, California
Stephen Niño Cital, RVT, SRA, RLAT, CVPP, VTS (LAM-Res. Anesthesia)
Stanford University, Remedy Veterinary Specialists, San Jose, California
Alyssa Mages, BSc, CVT
Empowering Veterinary Teams®, nurtur, MentorVet Tech at MentorVet, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Jamie Rauscher, LVT
National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America
Cherice Roth, DVM, MS
Roth Consulting Services, Boring, Oregon
Mark Thompson, DVM, MBA, CCRP
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
Shannon T. Thompson, RVT
Vet Tech Plus, Kemptville, Ontario, Canada
Kenichiro Yagi, MS, RVT, VTS (ECC) (SAIM)
Veterinary Emergency Group, White Plains, New York
Harold Davis, BA, RVT, VTS (ECC) (Anesthesia and Analgesia)
Emergency and Critical Care Service, Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, University of California, Davis, California
Tasha McNerney, BS, CVT, CVPP, VTS (Anesthesia)
Veterinary Anesthesia Nerds, Glenside, Pennsylvania
Bonnie Price, DVM, MPH
Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, Tennessee
Conflict of interest statement
The authors whose names are listed immediately below report the following details of affiliation or involvement in an organization or entity with a financial or nonfinancial interest in the subject matter or materials discussed in this manuscript.
- Heather Prendergast is the CEO of Synergie Consulting.
- Alyssa Mages is the cofounder and CVO of Empowering Veterinary Teams, LLC.
- Mark Thompson is a member of the AAHA Board of Directors.
AAHA gratefully acknowledges the contributions of our task force facilitator, Mia Cary, DVM (she/her), of Cary Consulting, and developmental editor, Roxanne Hawn, in the preparation of these guidelines.
†Natalie Boursiquot and Heather Prendergast are the cochairs of the AAHA Technician Utilization Guidelines.
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