Talks and Lectures

Marcia Fletcher is recognised in New Zealand and internationally as a thought leader and speaker on veterinary anaesthesia.

Often the veterinary technician or nurse is the main person looking after a patient’s anaesthesia. Vets are often left managing a difficult surgery as well as anaesthetic complications.  Anaesthesia can be stressful, especially when our patient isn’t stable or hasn’t “read the textbook”. 


By attending my lectures, all veterinary professionals will gain vital knowledge of anaesthesia, and will be better prepared for the anaesthesia period, including for any complications.


I see my role as one of leadership, where I can support and empower the whole veterinary team while they are gaining confidence in veterinary anaesthesia.

⚐  Information about crediting my veterinary education services toward formal continuing professional development.


I can present a session to suit your audience and the situation, whether you're hosting an industry conference, an online panel discussion, or seeking a specialist lecturer. 

I present both online virtual and in-person talks and lectures:


  • Webinar presentations and round-tables


  • Conference and seminar speaker


  • Industry meetings and expos


  • University guest lecturer


I can deliver standalone lectures or talks, join your panel of experts, or customise a presentation to fit in with your programme.


Get in touch with me to discuss your requirements.


27th VNCA Conference, June 2021

Marcia presented four sessions, both live and in recorded format, at the Veterinary Nurses Council of Australia national conference:


  • When The Beat Drops: ECGs and Arrhythmias

  • Sunrise to Sunset: Paediatric and Geriatric Anaesthesia

  • Anaesthesia for Pregnancy and Caesareans

  • Drug Calculations and CRIs

NZVNA National Equine Conference, June 2021

Two lectures were presented at the 2nd National Equine Conference in Christchurch New Zealand: 


  • Introduction to Equine Anaesthesia

  • High Risk Equine Anaesthesia



“Marcia was funny and interactive! Definitely one of the best speakers I saw this year! Her energy spreads through the room, Love her!” 


“Best speaker I have listened to, attended every session she offered. Please bring her back for future meetings!”


~ Anonymous speaker feedback from VMX conference, Orlando, Florida 2020