Team Center - Professional Development | Firstline

Team Center - Professional Development

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FIRSTLINE: Sep 01, 2006
Jessica Harris, RVT, describes herself as the quintessential veterinary person who knew she wanted to be a veterinarian since she was knee-high to a grasshopper. This March, she realized her dream of attending veterinary school with an acceptance letter to North Carolina State University's College of Veterinary Medicine.
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FIRSTLINE: Sep 01, 2006
A veterinarian recently asked me, "What do we need to pay our veterinary technicians to keep them with us? And what do we need to offer to get more educated technicians in the field?"
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 01, 2006
Are you looking for a chance to help pets and people in need? Volunteering is a great way to help others and develop your own skills.
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 01, 2006
I've worked at the same practice for eight years and I still only get 10 days of either paid vacation or sick leave. Is this fair?
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 01, 2006
What's your biggest challenge in practice?
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
Use this sample form to track your accomplishments.
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FIRSTLINE: Jun 01, 2006
The honeymoon is over. You've settled into your new place, routine has set in, and you're starting to realize this marriage thing isn't exactly how you dreamed it would be. Sound familiar?
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FIRSTLINE: Jun 01, 2006
What do you like best about your job?
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FIRSTLINE: Jun 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
Ask yourself this: Did the Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE) test the skills you needed for your job in practice?
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FIRSTLINE: Jun 01, 2006
The next time you feel low, consult this list to learn what others love about veterinary medicine—and let their joy inspire you.
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FIRSTLINE: Apr 01, 2006
Debt, relationship problems, illness--it can be hard to cope with the issues life throws at you. And sometimes pesky problems cling so tightly that they follow you to work. Here's how to shake loose.
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FIRSTLINE: Apr 01, 2006
How should we control our consumables, such as bandage and suture materials and other hospital supplies that we use but seldom charge for?
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FIRSTLINE: Apr 01, 2006
Dust off those manuals, warm up those keyboards, and prepare to make your software sing. Rickee Miller, a veterinary assistant at Lockwillow Avenue Animal Clinic in Harrisburg, Pa., found that learning to maximize her practice's software was a great way to grow in her job.
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FIRSTLINE: Apr 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
Let others know how much you care with these simple steps.
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FIRSTLINE: Feb 01, 2006
I'm a manager, but the doctor won't give me the authority to discipline employees when necessary. What do I do?