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So, what's this neurodiversity thing anyway?
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A Radical Act of Self-Care
March 20, 2023
Vet Teams IRL: Kimberlee Goldberg, CVTIn the Vet Teams IRL series, we meet Kimberlee Goldberg, CVT, in Medford, New Jersey, who has found her passion in caring for all things exotic.
March 18, 2023
Bridging the gap to belonging: A conversation with Ewan D. S. Wolff, PhD, DVM, DACVIMThe industry liaison for PrideVMC, and co-author of GIBOR tells Central Line: The AAHA Podcast that now is a time to embrace the difficult work of creating veterinary practices where every person belongs. “Ally is not a ribbon that you can wear or a bumper sticker,” says Ewan D.S. Wolff, PhD, DVM, DACVIM. “It's something that requires an effort every single day.”
March 15, 2023
Don’t fear telehealth: Better tech and a new AAHA certificate are on the wayThe pandemic -related t elehealth boom turned some practices off , but advocates say it’s worth another look, as the technology has improved , vet teams have become more savvy , and innovations have continue d to nudge us closer to true telemedicine .
March 13, 2023
GFI 256: What FDA compounded drug guidance means for veterinary professionalsAs the FDA’s new guidance about compounded drugs (GFI-256) goes into effect April 1, 2023, some substances could become harder to get or more expensive for clients. The FDA wants your input.
March 10, 2023
So, what’s this neurodiversity thing anyway?The term neurodiversity came about in the 1990s and is often used in the context of autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, dyslexia, bipolar disorder, and other neurological or developmental conditions. NEWStat contributor Wendy Ringie breaks down the idea of neurodivergence, the most common conditions, and what having a “different” brain means for you, your teammates, and your clients.
March 9, 2023
How we say it matters: Relationship-based communication gets the best outcomesFor the best outcomes, clients need to first understand their options. That means that they fully comprehend the financial, physical, and emotional commitment s required by each option presented, as well as the potential outcomes , risks , and benefits. Relationship-based c ommunication skills are key to these conversations.
March 3, 2023
Blendvet helps diverse students see themselves in veterinary medicineBlendvet offers individual and practice certifications in diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB)—as well as educational events to “cultivate thriving veterinary teams that enable individuals to be their authentic selves, build trusting relationships, and belong within a diverse community empowered to increase the pipeline of underrepresented minorities (URMs) within veterinary medicine.”
March 1, 2023
PrideVMC’s Gender Diversity Guide has arrivedProviding resources for organizations and individuals to support the gender - diverse community, the PrideVMC Gender Diversity Guide comes at a critical time.
February 28, 2023
A message from the founder of DOGTVA message to vet teams from the founder of DOGTV, a 24/7 channel scientifically designed for canines, to help them cope with stress and anxiety while making them feel happier when home alone.
February 28, 2023
Be proactive and purposeful when discussing the cost of pet careEven a $250 vet bill can cause anxiety for your clients. Be up front about costs and payment options, according to the Synchrony Lifetime of Care study . Sponsored by CareCredit.