Tasha McNerney, BS, CVT, CVPP, VTS (anesthesia and analgesia)

Tasha McNerney, BS, CVT, VTS (anesthesia and analgesia), is host of the Firstline series, "Coffee on the Couch." Sick of being asked, "When are you going to be a veterinarian?" and "Why aren't you a real nurse?" Tasha set out to interview veterinary professionals to elevate the profession's perspective on veterinary technicians and identify career paths for technicians. Tasha is a member of the IVAPM. She works as a technician at Rau Animal Hospital in Glenside, Pennsylvania.


Measuring blood pressure and managing hypotension in the surgical patient

During anesthesia, trends in blood pressure must be monitored to develop a protocol and manage hypotension.

10 vet tech superstars to follow

National Veterinary Technician Week is all about celebrating the great work technicians do every day. Meet 10 standout techs who are going way above and beyond the call of duty to advance the profession they love.