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Managing yourself

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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jul 28, 2016
My anxiety and sadness got so bad I passed out in a bathroom at my veterinary clinic and finally faced how bad it had gotten when I wound up in the hospital. I got help. I hope you—or your loved one—will too.
 
VETTED: Jul 26, 2016
Compassion fatigue is a real and dangerous threat to the health of veterinary professionals and their patients, but Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Veterinary Technician Becky Murray has mapped out a guide for healthy coping.
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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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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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FIRSTLINE: Jul 11, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
(En)lighten your veterinary team’s load with this tip from Annette Engler, a 2016 dvm360/VHMA Practice Manager of the Year contestant.
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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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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 06, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
"Veterinarians do not need to be worrying about personal issues in people's homes," says one Facebook user in response to the latest ethical dilemma from Marc Rosenberg, VMD.
 
VETTED: Jun 29, 2016
When it comes to having it all as a veterinarian, there are a few things you need to give up too.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jun 22, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
Don't buy—or buy into—a veterinary hospital before you work through this checklist.
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FIRSTLINE: Jun 22, 2016
Though "corporate veterinary practice" might seem like a dirty word to you, don't hit up the want ads just yet.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 16, 2016
Whether it’s suicidal thoughts or drug addiction haunting our colleagues, are we doing enough to protect them from themselves ... and offering them the resources to get the help they need?
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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.
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FIRSTLINE: May 24, 2016
Inventory management can be boring. Drug theft and abuse or resale of controlled substances from your veterinary practice is not. Here's how managers and team members can help protect themselves and others from the crime, the guilt and the mistrust that can come with drug theft.

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.