Working on yourself - technicians | Firstline

Working on yourself - technicians

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FIRSTLINE: Aug 17, 2016
An expert's No. 1 hack for paw-licking pooches.
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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
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 12, 2016
You don't have to escape to a mountain retreat to find moments of peace in veterinary practice.
 
VETTED: Aug 10, 2016
And in a world of veterinarians who aren't as interested in business and need someone there to help manage, guide and analyze, well, there's the CVPMs.
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 10, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
You're about to anesthetize a 12-year-old Yorkie with blood pressure issues. 'Nuff said.
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 05, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
Cut through the excuses. Here’s help to slice through your most dreaded challenges and use ninja-like moves to make mincemeat of any obstacles blocking your way.
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 04, 2016
If you find yourself grumbling about pet owners in poverty, try getting personal instead of judgmental and replace worries over the feasibility of veterinary care with options for flexibility.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2016
By dvm360.com staff
Feeling cynical? Find out why you've got one of the best jobs in the world.
 
VETTED: Aug 01, 2016
It's 9pm. Are your practice's veterinarians filling out medical records—and not working the emergency-practice swing shift? Dr. Ernie Ward guarantees your veterinarians are underutilizing assistants and technicians in the exam room.
 
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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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.

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.