According to figures compiled by the US Department of Labor, 12% of people who work in the veterinary services profession reported work-related injuries or illnesses in 2016.
Both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health provide online resources for emergency responders and others facing traumatic incident stress. While these resources focus on more acute situations, much of the information applies to veterinary teams working during the pandemic, such as . . .
Tamara Grubb, DVM, PhD, DACVAA, cochair of the 2020 AAHA Anesthesia and Monitoring Guidelines for Dogs and Cats , is excited about the new guidelines. “There are so many new things [that] I don’t even know where to start,” she told NEWStat .
The CARES Act, passed March 27, is an attempt to provide relief to not only individual Americans and large corporations, but also to small businesses that are struggling from coronavirus-related economic woes. NEWStat breaks it down for you.
Ironically, the Paycheck Protection Program ran out of money on April 15. What’s next for veterinarians?
More than half of US veterinary practices took out PPP loans to keep their doors open. Then the IRS changed the terms.
In an effort to help veterinary practitioners elevate end-of-life care for companion animals, AAHA now offers an End-of-Life Care accreditation option for veterinary practices as part of the AAHA Standards of Accreditation .
When it comes to reopening a veterinary practice, “There’s no one-size-fits-all approach,” said veterinary epidemiologist J. Scott Weese.
As 2019 draws to a close and we look back over the year that was, NEWStat put together a list of the most popular news stories we published over the last 12 months.