Your “philosophy of practice” is communicated both verbally and nonverbally by all members of the veterinary team. Practices with a spectrum-of-care mindset reinforce the team’s shared values in every conversation, whether the client is interacting with a CSR, tech, or veterinarian.
For 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.
The 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 .
How the Diversify Veterinary Medicine Coalition is actively working to increase access to educational opportunities in the industry for underrepresented groups.
Anyone who has ever put a beloved pet to sleep might wonder if there’s such a thing as a “good” euthanasia. Kathleen Cooney, DVM, MS, CHPV, a leading authority on companion animal euthanasia, says yes.
Based on the AAHA 2022 Pain Management Guidelines , the new certificate course helps every team member better understand pain in dog and cat patients, giving everyone a common language to spot and treat pain better.
There are more than 5,000 approved prescription and over-the-counter medications with labeled indications for veterinary patients. And a number of those products pose a health hazard to humans.
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.