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FIRSTLINE: Sep 14, 2018
Five hard truths that veterinary technicians should tell veterinarians about otitis visits. (And if they're not, maybe they should be.)
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 12, 2018
Stress on the job can be a good thing. It means you care about patients and clients, and it can help you do your best work. But out-of-control stress can harm your emotional well-being and physical body. Here are tips to manage your own stress and share that knowledge with your team.
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 28, 2018
Many veterinary professionals fear self-care. I saw, firsthand, at a Fetch dvm360 conference how those who tried yoga or meditation seemed to smile a little easier and to share a little more with their peers.
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VETTED: Aug 06, 2018
Fear of human drug abuse has affected our work in veterinary hospitals. Here are some alternatives to opioids you should use whether or not we ever get our preferred pain relief drugs back.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 02, 2018
I can’t make this stuff up, and I don’t have to.
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dvm360.com: Jul 26, 2018
By dvm360.com staff
When veterinary clients and internet trolls gang up on private practitioners, the effects can hurt business, harm reputations and damage psyches of those on the receiving end of cyberbullying. In this series, experts share tools and plans to help avoid internet rampages, deal with them when they crop up, and help make veterinarians and veterinary team members more resilient when people go on the verbal attack.
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VETTED: Jul 24, 2018
With exam room conversations about pet obesity, you’re playing the long game. It might take a few chats to get a veterinary client on board that there’s a problem and then more talking to agree to a plan. Don’t get frustrated. Try this.
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VETTED: Jul 18, 2018
There are three things you never talk about online: politics, religion—and apparently pet food.
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VETTED: Jul 12, 2018
You can't control what a veterinary client says about you, your team members or your practice online, but you can manage the damage. Here's how.
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VETTED: Jun 21, 2018
By dvm360.com staff
'If I ruled the world' … Dr. Sarah Wooten would have done her education a little differently. These readers, largely, agreed.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 12, 2018
Veterinary economics isn’t always about big financial trends. Sometimes it’s about drilling down to what you’re trying to do in your practice and trying out a new process, like this one, to get there.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 08, 2018
It takes years of blood, sweat and tears to get a veterinary degree, but it can take about five seconds in the real world to feel clinically incompetent.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 05, 2018
Veterinary professionals, you have a finite amount of time in this life—why are you spending it on other people’s priorities? Sit down, write out these two lists, and rejigger your commitments.
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VETTED: Jun 05, 2018
OK, not a house, but a two-walled exam room courtesy of Animal Arts that stands up beautifully in a veterinary conference exhibit hall. See the photos and read on for some advice from Dr. Jonathan Bloom, who demonstrated Fear Free techniques at the most recent Fetch dvm360 conference.
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dvm360.com: Apr 13, 2018
Get an hour of CE credit on a more expansive way to think of life changes as well as how to manage change at both the personal and veterinary practice levels.