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Dr Robert Sawicki BVSc

Lecturer in Veterinary Technology

School of Veterinary Science

Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: ext 83075
    Location: 2.19, New Veterinary Sciences Building
    Campus: Turitea

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science - Massey University (2011)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Currently completing masters degree looking at the efficacy of bupivicaine in canine castrations and the efficacy of transdermal buprenorphine patches for orthopaedic surgical procedures.

Thematics

21st Century Citizenship

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Agricultural And Veterinary Sciences (070000): Veterinary Pharmacology (070710): Veterinary Sciences (070700): Veterinary Surgery (070711)

Keywords

Buprenorphine

Bupivicaine

EEG

Surgery

TTA

Research Outputs

Journal

Gates, MC., Odom, TF., & Sawicki, RK. (2018). Experience and confidence of final year veterinary students in performing desexing surgeries. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 66(4), 210-215
[Journal article]Authored by: Gates, M., Sawicki, R.
Sawicki, RK., Kongara, K., Giesig, M., Dukkipati, VSR., & Johnson, C. (2017). Effects of Bupivacaine and Morphine on the Electroencephalogram and Postoperative Pain in Castrated Dogs. PLoS ONE.
[Journal article]Authored by: Dukkipati, V., Johnson, C., Kongara, K., Sawicki, R.

Conference

Sawicki, R., Kongara, K., Dukkipati, VSR., & Johnson, CB. (2017, July). Comparative effects of methadone, buprenorphine and morphine on electroencephalographic responses to castration of cats. Presented at Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia Chapter, Science Week, Scientific Conference. Gold Coast, Australia..
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Dukkipati, V., Johnson, C., Kongara, K., Sawicki, R.Contributed to by: Kongara, K.
Sawicki, R., Kongara, K., Johnson, CB., Dukkipati, VSR., & Gieseg, MIKE. (2015). Effects of bupivacaine and morphine on the electroencephalogram and postoperative pain in castrated dogs. , 12th World Congress of Veterinary Anaesthesiology
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Dukkipati, V., Johnson, C., Kongara, K., Sawicki, R.Contributed to by: Kongara, K.

Other

Sawicki, RK. (2014, December). Local analgesia use in canine castration. In Companion Animal Veterinarians, Patrons' Day. Presented at Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Sawicki, R.

Consultancy and Languages

Languages

  • Polish
    Last used: Ongoing
    Spoken ability: Excellent
    Written ability: Excellent

Supervision and Teaching

Teaching

Lecturer in Bachelor of Veterinary Technology acting in role of year coordinator for third year students in the BVetTech Programme. 

Courses Coordinated

  • 193.306 Integrative Studies for Veterinary Technologists

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