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Team Center - Professional Development

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FIRSTLINE: Feb 14, 2017
Who has time to send smartphone texts, send and receive medical records, manage online appointments and send patient updates and cute pics to information-hungry pet owners? Here's why I think everyone needs this new client-facing team member in their veterinary practice.
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FIRSTLINE: Jan 23, 2017
Face-to-face is the best way to resolve conflict.
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FIRSTLINE: Jan 20, 2017
Veterinary team, heal thyself. Are you consumed by your feelings? If you want to improve the medical care you offer, start by fixing your toxic team.
 
VETTED: Jan 05, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Veterinary professionals have their own set of resolutions, and the rest of the world wouldn't possibly understand.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Dec 20, 2016
This highly educated veterinary technician wants practice managers to know it's time to finally use her and her colleagues so veterinarians work more efficiently.
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FIRSTLINE: Dec 20, 2016
You know it's good for patients, but it's also good for the staff.
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FIRSTLINE: Dec 13, 2016
Managers, are you feeling caught in the middle? Teach your team to stop fighting and start talking with this advice to foster open communication in your veterinary practice.
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FIRSTLINE: Dec 12, 2016
CVC Speaker Ori Scislowicz defines five common toxic team members and gives tips to handle these bad "catitudes."
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FIRSTLINE: Dec 09, 2016
Your emotional intelligence is key to becoming an effective leader at your veterinary practice. CVC Speaker Betsy Charles, DVM, MA, offers steps to get started on your journey.
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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 04, 2016
Veterinary anesthesiologist says we have an obligation to use every available tool to comfort patients and clients.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Oct 19, 2016
Keeping the connection is a worldwide challenge.
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FIRSTLINE: Oct 14, 2016
Ken Yagi, BS, RVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM), hits the pavement at CVC in Kansas City to find out what pet owners really think when they hear the words "veterinary technician" and "veterinary nurse."
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FIRSTLINE: Oct 14, 2016
Don't be embarrassed if you don't understand (or haven't kept up with) NAVTA's national credential initiative. Here's a quick breakdown of what it is—and what it means for veterinary technicians (and the profession). Bonus: No test at the end!
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FIRSTLINE: Oct 12, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
If you’re thinking, “My team is fine! No problems here!” let’s look at the statistics. According to a 2015 national mental health survey, nearly one in 10 U.S. veterinarians might experience serious psychological distress. So odds are, someone on your team is either experiencing psychological distress now or will in the future. This Team Meeting in a Box provides all the tools you need to start a conversation about the importance of mental health in your veterinary practice.