Suzannah Harniman

Suzannah Harniman



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Suzannah is a Registered Equine Veterinary Nurse with over a decade of experience working in the veterinary industry. Suzannah has a keen interest in surgical nursing and prior to joining the Hartpury ‘VN Team’, in 2014, she was the Senior Equine Theatre Nurse at a mixed practice.

Research interests

Suzannah has an MA in Education and for her dissertation completed a qualitative research project focusing on the factors that motivate student veterinary nurses to make academic and career based decisions. Suzannah has recently published the findings of her MA research in an article titled ‘A Qualitative Study of Why Students Choose to Study Veterinary Nursing' in the Journal of Veterinary Medical Education.

Suzannah’s previous publication include, an article in the Veterinary Nurse, titled, ‘Don’t forget the foal: The nursing requirements of foals when the mare is the primary patient’, highlights the intensive nursing needs of young foals even when they are healthy. Her other publications include an article focussing on infection control protocols for equine neonatal nursing and a co-authored investigation of the efficacy of different surgical site preparation agents. At the, 2015, British Veterinary Nursing Association Congress Suzannah delivered a lecture on Common Traumatic Injuries of the Competition Horse.

Current teaching

Suzannah is the Programme Manager for the BSc (hons) Veterinary Nursing and BSc (hons) Equine Veterinary Nursing programmes. She teaches across a range of veterinary nursing modules, subjects include anaesthesia, surgical nursing and pharmacy management.

External positions and memberships

Advance HE Fellowship, FHEA

Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons - Registered Equine Veterinary Nurse, REVN

Education/Academic qualification

Education, MA , An exploration of the factors that motivate students, on a BSc (hons) Veterinary Nursing programme, to make academic and career based choices. , University of the West of England (UWE)

1 Sept 20191 Jun 2022

Award Date: 20 Jun 2022


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