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Skill builders for technicians

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FIRSTLINE: Jan 20, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Veterinary anesthesia and analgesia expert Tasha McNerney makes a case for kitty magic and describes how to deliver it to particularly peevish cats.
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FIRSTLINE: Jan 18, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Find out why the block is anesthesia and analgesia expert Tasha McNerney’s go-to trick for urethral obstruction cats, plus a how-to video.
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VETTED: Dec 27, 2016
Frequent hand washing to protect yourself, your team and your patients also means painful hands with dry, cracked skin. Don't just live with it ... lotion up.
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FIRSTLINE: Dec 09, 2016
If you aren’t training your cat, she's training you. Read on for training tools and the top three behaviors to train first for calmer cats at home and at the veterinary clinic.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 02, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
Well-timed treats are key to overcoming dogs' initial objections to this form of guidance while on a leash.
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VETTED: Nov 23, 2016
Tips for introverted veterinary professionals to survive in a client-centric profession.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Nov 22, 2016
You reap what you sow in harvest and orchards ... and in veterinary practice. The same goes for the thoughts you think and the stories you tell yourself about your strong feelings.
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FIRSTLINE: Nov 17, 2016
Make your day in veterinary practice and life easier. Get your urgent work reminders, big life projects and personal #goals out of your head and into a reminder and task management system.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 08, 2016
Top tips for veterinary technicians looking to excel and for equine practitioners looking for star staff.
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FIRSTLINE: Sep 29, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
At a recent CVC session, pain expert Tasha McNerney explains the different roles team members play in recognizing and managing pain and why each role is important.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Sep 16, 2016
You're busy, you're stressed, it's easy to be wasteful. But make your veterinary hospital a beacon of environment kindness, not a black hole of disposable garbage.
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 17, 2016
An expert's No. 1 hack for paw-licking pooches.
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 10, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
You're about to anesthetize a 12-year-old Yorkie with blood pressure issues. 'Nuff said.
 
VETTED: Aug 01, 2016
It's 9pm. Are your practice's veterinarians filling out medical records—and not working the emergency-practice swing shift? Dr. Ernie Ward guarantees your veterinarians are underutilizing assistants and technicians in the exam room.
 
VETTED: May 13, 2016
Kindness and positivity in the workplace aren’t schmaltzy, starry-eyed ideals—they’re necessities if you want to perform your best. Here’s what the dvm360 editors have been reading, watching and doing to up their kindness quotient.