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    Katherine Hart


    Lecturer - Veterinary Nursing

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    Kat trained to become a Registered Veterinary Nurse at Harper Adams University and qualified with a Foundation Science Degree in Veterinary Nursing in 2013. After graduating, she went on to work in a busy first-opinion veterinary hospital in Wolverhampton. During full-time employment she achieved the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing (small animal) and soon after achieved the Bachelor of Science Degree in Veterinary Nursing with First Class Honours in 2017. In 2024 Kat achieved a Masters Degree in Advanced Veterinary Nursing .

    During her time in clinical practice, Kat was mainly involved in medical nursing, in-patient care, out of hours and emergency nursing and clinical coaching. Following her passion for training student Veterinary Nurses in practice, Kat moved into full-time teaching at Harper Adams University in 2017. She later achieved Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy in 2020. Kat is currently involved in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students in addition to studying for the Master’s Degree in Advanced Veterinary Nursing. Kat has also kept her hand in practice as she regularly locums within a local veterinary hospital.

    Kat's current interests are infection control, anaesthesia and analgesia, diagnostic imaging, medical nursing, research and student education and training.

    Professional Memberships

    • Registered Veterinary Nurse (Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons)
    • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
    • Member of the British Veterinary Nursing Association

    Academic Department: Animal Health, Behaviour and Welfare

    Tel: 01952815520

    Twitter: @KatJayHart

    Office: VN25 Veterinary Services Centre

    Research profile: ORCID


    Additional Information

    Kat has a 6 year old Shetland Sheepdog named Drake. Drake is involved in various teaching activities for the undergraduate veterinary nursing and veterinary physiotherapy students. 



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