The aim of the Irish Veterinary Nursing Association is to promote animal health, care and welfare and foster a need to cultivate the highest standard of veterinary nursing through the continuing advancement of professional development and ongoing education.
The aims of the IVNA include:
- Representation of the veterinary nursing profession generally and specifically IVNA members.
- Provision of continuing education events for associated individuals, students and qualified veterinary nurses
- Promote the profession and liaise with national and international veterinary bodies e.g. Veterinary Council of Ireland, VETTNET, IVNTA.
- Provide advice and guidance to its members.
This site has been designed to provide veterinary nurses and support staff with up-to-date information about many aspects of the profession including Continuing Professional Development, legislative changes and other relevant news items.
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IVNA Committee 2013/2014
The following members have been elected to the IVNA committee for 2013/2014 and are committed to achieving association aims and goals for the year ahead. The committee are all registered veterinary nurses with the exception of the student-liaison, who is currently enrolled on a full time veterinary nursing course in Ireland, who work on behalf of the IVNA and its members in a voluntary capacity. To learn more about our committee members, just click on the links below.
Chairperson - Eilis Nichol
Vice Chairperson - Lisa Joyce
Secretary - Lorraine McDonnell
Public Relations - Mary-Kate Lynch
Treasurer - Caroline O'Regan
Student Liaison - Ciara O'Kelly
Dublin Co-ordinator - Susan Cooke
Committee Member - Georgina Self
Committee member - Avril Barry