Working on yourself - technicians | Firstline

Working on yourself - technicians

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FIRSTLINE: Jul 26, 2016
It's a real problem. Long-time veterinary expert Dr. Karen Felsted sympathizes with veterinary team members and has a big piece of constructive advice.
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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: Jul 09, 2016
Confessions from the veterinarian to the team—and from the team to the boss. Hint: It's the five things the other group really wishes you'd know about them.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jun 22, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
Don't buy—or buy into—a veterinary hospital before you work through this checklist.
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FIRSTLINE: Jun 22, 2016
Though "corporate veterinary practice" might seem like a dirty word to you, don't hit up the want ads just yet.
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FIRSTLINE: Jun 20, 2016
A Firstline reader seeks help when her boss wrecks her work schedule, jeopardizing her time off with her retired spouse.
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FIRSTLINE: Jun 08, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
We asked veterinary team members if they expect to get a raise in 2016. Here's who said "yes."
 
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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FIRSTLINE: May 04, 2016
Firstline magazine's ongoing series of talks for techs takes unexpected twists and turns.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: May 02, 2016
3 ways to keep yourself healthy so you can keep pets healthy
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FIRSTLINE: May 02, 2016
Could this new role solve a host of problems facing the veterinary profession?
 
VETTED: Apr 29, 2016
Our recent survey uncovered your most pressing problems—high peaks you struggle to summit. Here are the top problems, with some suggested advice to help.
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FIRSTLINE: Apr 25, 2016
Years of heavy lifting and repetitive motions as a veterinary technician took a toll on my body. I’m sharing my story story to prevent others from sharing my pain.
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FIRSTLINE: Apr 21, 2016
Don't be a pawn in your professional life. Take action and attack these four fantastic opportunities for team members ready to focus on better client and pet care.

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 patient's 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.