In addition to his certification as a veterinary technician, John Nielsen has undergone additional, rigorous training and testing to become a Veterinary Technician Specialist in Emergency and Critical Care. He is also a Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioner, and a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner. Along with our board-certified surgeon, Dr. Nate Rose, John runs AERC's rehabilitation services, our Sport & Strength Department. John also serves as Dr. Rose's highly-skilled surgical technician.
John graduated from Argosy University in 1997, then worked at the University of Minnesota as well as other emergency practices and general practice for a total of over 15 years of veterinary experience. His interests within veterinary medicine fit well with his roles at AERC: critical care and emergency, anesthesia, and pain management/rehabilitation.
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