Qualities of the Emergency and Critical Care Vet Tech

October 5, 2017

Erica Mattox, CVT, VTS (ECC), patient care director and surgery manager of WestVet in Garden City, Idaho, talks about the qualities that make up an emergency and critical care veterinary technician.

Erica Mattox, CVT, VTS (ECC), patient care director and surgery manager of WestVet in Garden City, Idaho, talks about the qualities that make up an emergency and critical care veterinary technician.

An emergency and critical care veterinary technician needs a vast well of knowledge. They need to be able to triage, think on their feet, handle multiple patients at one time, evaluate patients constantly, perform advanced procedures, and also have a sense of urgency.