Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Dr. Robin Farrell received her undergraduate degree from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2005. Prior to attending veterinary school she worked as a small animal veterinary technician in small animal general practice and intensive care where she gained her first experiences in teaching and learning using simulation. Following graduation from Ross University, Dr. Farrell spent 2 years working as a relief veterinarian in New York and St. Kitts. In 2008 she joined the faculty at Ross University. She has dedicated much of her time to the development of the clinical skills program, as an instructor, manager and director of the clinical skills laboratory. Dr. Farrell has worked with a dedicated team of faculty and staff to develop several clinical skills teaching models and learning resources for both students and instructors of clinical skills.
Veterinary clinical skills curriculum,Veterinary Education
Williamson JA, Fio Rito RM. 2014. Development of a training model for small animal thoracocentesis and chest tube thoracostomy. Alternatives to Laboratory Animals. 2014; 42:201-205.
Sarah Baillie, Naomi Booth, Alison Catterall, Nicki Coombes, Emma Crowther, Marc Dilly, Robin Farrell, Rikke Langebæk, Máire O’Reilly and Emma Read. A Guide to Veterinary Clinical Skills Laboratories. 2015