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Working with team members - technicians

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FIRSTLINE: Aug 18, 2016
Enlist your handwriting overachievers to help keep the day on track.
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 17, 2016
There are lots of ways to approach this conversation. Steve Noonan, DVM, who's lived through his own depression, has these suggestions.
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 15, 2016
DVMs (and one CVPM, for good measure) share the characteristics they love most in their veterinary technicians
 
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 of Veterinary Specialty Center has mapped out a guide for healthy coping.
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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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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 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 18, 2016
Aaaaaaah! You’re the star of a horror flick that takes place in your veterinary hospital, with the demons and creeps played by some awful coworkers. But you can survive! Learn about the hairy problems these fiends put you in and whether their thoughtless or malicious behavior is bullying, harassment or just really, really annoying.
 
VETTED: May 13, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
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.
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FIRSTLINE: May 06, 2016
It's your future—make a plan and take control.
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dvm360.com: May 06, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
Do you suffer from flea fatigue? Just imagine how your poor, grossed-out clients feel. Win the war on fleas with these tools and resources! (With an educational grant provided by Zoetis)
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FIRSTLINE: May 04, 2016
Firstline magazine's ongoing series of talks for techs takes unexpected twists and turns.
 
VETTED: Apr 20, 2016
You’re a good person. Your team members are good people. Clients ready to pick a fight don’t have to bring down your whole veterinary practice’s mood. Get some perspective, laugh about it, and get through it.
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FIRSTLINE: Apr 18, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
Maximize medicine and manpower, but be aware of the cost

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 patients' 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.