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!
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.
Let’s face it—nobody’s purrfect. And striving for the impawsibly impeccable is bad for you and your practice. Dr. Kimberly Pope-Robinson is here with some advice to head down a healthier path in judging yourself and your work.
As phone apps have gone from interesting to essential in our daily lives, we take a moment to imagine the best veterinary apps of the future—and how they might help tackle your toughest challenges in practice.
When your veterinary job is toxic or ugly or it's making you unhappy, why don't you leave? Practice management consultant Shawn McVey, MA, MSW, susses out what's keeping you in your potentially abusive work relationships.
You want to inspire careful home care and calibrate expectations for the owners of diabetic cats and dogs. And as with many things, it starts with conversations between veterinary team members and pet owners in the exam room ...