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Survival skills

source-image Nov 14, 2018
Meditation, yoga, self-care. It's about keeping yourself together so you can give your best to patients.
FIRSTLINE: Nov 13, 2018
I got sick after decades of taking radiographs as a veterinary technician. Learn from my mistakes. Protect yourself.
FIRSTLINE: Nov 12, 2018
Pay attention to the needs of your veterinary hospital's receptionists. They do a terrific job every day to keep problems in the front from affecting the veterinarians in the back.
This practice owner and Get Sh*t Done conference speaker counseled colleagues to wait for a bit after being away for a conference before terminating a problem employee.
source-image Oct 22, 2018
Get an hour of CE credit as you learn the first steps to curbing debt’s control over your life so it doesn’t curb your enthusiasm for this amazing profession.
FIRSTLINE: Oct 16, 2018
Life happens, and it’s rife with accidents (which cost money). How can we help clients cover the costs of veterinary care so they can take care of their pets while we still cover our bottom line?
FIRSTLINE: Oct 11, 2018
If your financial life as a veterinary professional still consists of putting cash into envelopes at the start of the month—or the online or Excel version of that—you should know there’s a better way.
Ask around and do some research, says Dr. Karen Felsted to one brand-new relief veterinarian on the scene.
FIRSTLINE: Sep 27, 2018
Veterinary clients want the best for their pets, but sometimes their financial situation gets in the way. Here's the path I travel with pet owners when they complain about price, seem hesitant to comply with recommendations or say, straight up, that they're under a financial strain.
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.)
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.
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.
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.
DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 02, 2018
I can’t make this stuff up, and I don’t have to.
source-image Jul 26, 2018
By 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.