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Managing team members

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FIRSTLINE: Jul 26, 2016
It's a real problem. Long-time veterinary expert Dr. Karen Felsted sympathizes with veterinary team members and has a big piece of constructive advice.
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FIRSTLINE: Jul 26, 2016
An associate's anxiety was crippling our team. The team members were frustrated and complaining. Something needed to change at this dvm360/VHMA Practice Manager of the Year contestant's veterinary hospital. So they made a plan ...
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FIRSTLINE: Jul 22, 2016
Our two-doctor veterinary show turned into a solo act when a DVM went out on a well-deserved maternity leave. Here are seven pieces of advice for other managers and teams living through a veterinarian's extended leave.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jul 19, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
Use this to-do list from Lisel Coles, a 2016 dvm360/VHMA Practice Manager of the Year contestant, to make your meetings a little less work and a lot more play.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jul 18, 2016
Medicine and business benefit when the staff is on the same page.
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FIRSTLINE: Jul 14, 2016
A reminder that what works in life also works in the veterinary clinic.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jul 14, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
VHMA members spill their best-kept secrets for successful staff management.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jul 12, 2016
Your underwear theme could be the cue to spark creativity and positivity in your veterinary practice.
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FIRSTLINE: Jul 12, 2016
Use these survival tips from Jess Brotherton, 2016 dvm360/VHMA Practice Manager of the Year contestant, to weather the scary switch.
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FIRSTLINE: Jul 10, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
If team members are fleeing your veterinary practice, it just might be for one of these reasons--their top 10 frustrations in practice.
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FIRSTLINE: Jun 21, 2016
When our veterinary hospital has an opening, job applicants flood in. They can’t seem to resist our website and our social media pages that show off (honestly) our support of local community, care for patients and teamwork.
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FIRSTLINE: Jun 10, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
Straight from the pros: three quick tips to go from novice to expert fast.
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FIRSTLINE: Jun 01, 2016
Personality types be damned! Bash Halow, LVT, CVPM, shares the simple but demanding steps he takes in every crucial conversation he manages in veterinary practice and in life.
 
VETTED: May 27, 2016
Practice managers, think your team can't commit to low-stress veterinary visits? Or is there another area where you just can't get change to stick with your team? Try this approach. (It works—really!)
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: May 26, 2016
I think the perfect “10” employee is a myth—like Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster and, yes, unicorns. I’ve developed a new definition for describing the ideal team member.

Proceedings papers for techs

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

CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

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)

CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

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

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

CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

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)

CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

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)

CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

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