PGCertClinED, BAdVocEd (VocEd&Trng), RVN, DipVN (Surgical, ECC), DipTAE (Development & Design), DipBus, TAA, MACE
Harrie Phillips is one of Australia’s most highly qualified veterinary nurses and vet nurse educator. Harrie qualified here in Australia but is also a UK registered veterinary nurse. She has completed two Diplomas of Veterinary Nursing (Surgical and Emergency & Critical Care) and has worked in a variety of clinics from general practice, ECC, specialist centres and in universities. Her passion lies in surgical nursing, and in particular neurosurgery and orthopaedics. She regularly publishes articles in veterinary nursing publications and you’ll see her at various conferences lecturing on foundation skills and surgical nursing. She has also volunteered as a veterinary nurse for Vets Beyond Borders in India.
Harrie’s passion lays in education and she founded the Australian College of Veterinary Nursing in 2010. She completed her Bachelor of Adult and Vocational Education and her Post Graduate Certificate in Clinical Education focusing on simulation.
Harrie not only runs the college, she is our lead course developer & instructional designer and has authored many of our subjects. She also has qualifications in management, human resources and small business. In addition, she is trained in human hospital level sterilisation and infection control, applying this knowledge to improving procedures in veterinary clinics.