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Courtney Waxman, MS, CVT, RVT, VTS (ECC)
January 15, 2019 (published) | October 14, 2021 (revised)

Courtney Waxman


  • Certified Veterinary Technician, Arizona and Florida
  • Registered Veterinary Technician, Indiana
  • Veterinary Technician Specialist in Emergency and Critical Care 


  • Associate of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology/Animal Health, Mesa Community College, Mesa Arizona
  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Operations Management, Arizona State University, Phoenix Arizona 
  • Masters of Science in Higher Education , Purdue University Global, Indianapolis, Indiana'
  • Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design & Technology, Purdue University Global, Indianapolis, Indiana

Current Professional Activities

  • Credentials Committee member for AVECCT [2017 – 2020]
  • RECOVER Certified BLS Rescuer [2018 – present]
  • RECOVER Certified ALS Rescuer [2018 – present]
  • RECOVER Certified BLS Instructor [2018 – present]
  • RECOVER Certified ALS Instructor [2018 – present]
  • Indiana Veterinary Technician Association [2018 - 2021]
  • Florida Veterinary Technician Association [2021 - present]


  • Nominated for NAVTA’s Veterinary Technician of the Year 2018 and 2020
  • Winner of New Educator of the Year by the Association of Veterinary Technician Educators 2019
  • Winner of Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Nursing Outstanding Teaching 2021


  • Member of the National Association of Veterinary Technicians of America
  • Member of the Academy of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Technicians
  • Member of the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society
  • Member of Veterinary Support Personnel Network
  • Member of the Association of Veterinary Technician Educators

Special Interests

  • My professional interests include CPR, one-on-one case management, critical care nursing, critical thinking, and technician training.
  • My personal interests include reading, yoga, cooking, sailing, world travel with my husband, and spoiling my pets


What I like Most About VSPN

  • I enjoy the opportunity to meet, educate and network with veterinary professionals from all over the globe!