Behavior veterinary technician speciality approved

Behavior veterinary technician speciality approved

Technicians now enjoy five ways to earn extra credentials
Sep 11, 2008
By dvm360.com staff

The Society of Veterinary Behavior Technicians (SVBT) recently announced that the National Association of Veterinary Technicians (NAVTA) in America accepted its petition for academy status. NAVTA made the announcement at the SVBT's reception on July 20 in New Orleans. Official recognition will take place at NAVC in January 2009. For more information, visit SVBT.org.

This makes behavior the fifth technician specialty available. Other specialties include internal medicine, dentistry, emergency and critical care, and anesthesiology. To learn about how to earn a veterinary technician specialist credentials, visit NAVTA.net.

Proceedings papers for techs

The very best behavior advice for new puppy owners (Proceedings)

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The entire hospital staff should play a role in the counseling of new puppy owners.

The technician's role creating a behavior centered veterinary practice (Proceedings)

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A focus on pet behavior in the veterinary clinic is an excellent practice builder.

Trying times--dealing with canine adolescent dog (Proceedings)

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A behavior wellness exam is an opportunity to check up on a pet’s behavioral health and answer any related questions a client may have.

Enriching geriatric patient's lives (Proceedings)

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An important time for practices to include a behavioral exam is when a pet becomes a senior.

Tubes and tracheas--all about endotracheal tubes and lesions in difficult intubations (Proceedings)

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Endotracheal tubes are usually made from silicone, polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plastic or red rubber.