Latest Issue of Veterinary Team Brief

October 2014
Managing Change

Change is inevitable for a successful practice. These practical tips can help you integrate new team members and develop new strategies for managing emergency situations. Plus, in honor of Vet Tech Week, the great debate: Should veterinary technicians be called veterinary nurses?  

Clinical Suite:
Guide to Team Training

All bite wounds warrant veterinary attention—regardless of severity. Follow this 7-step guide for successful bite wound management.

Use this Clinical Suite

Communicate With Clients

The Art of Telephone Triage

Telephone triage is an essential part of emergency care. Use this information to improve your skills in urgent cases.

Peer Reviewed

Time to Say Goodbye? Know How to Provide a Peaceful Death

How can you facilitate a peaceful end-of-life experience? An expert shares 4 valuable lessons that can help you provide a peaceful death for your patient.

Peer Reviewed

Top 5 Ways to Promote Compliance

Help clients follow through with your recommendations. Discover 5 ways to enhance client compliance .

Peer Reviewed

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Build the Team

Conflict? Walk in Another’s Shoes

The ability to consider someone else’s perspective may be the key to successful conflict resolution.

Mentorship in the Veterinary Practice: Good for the Mentor & Mentee

Mentorship does not need to be a hierarchical relationship. Follow this approach to ensure the relationship benefits both the mentor and the mentee.

Peer Reviewed

“Bad Apples” & Team Productivity

How much do “bad apples” affect team performance and unity? This study suggests reducing these effects through task interdependence and open communication.

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Develop Your Skills

5 Veterinary Technicians, 5 Different Career Paths

Not all veterinary technicians have the same job. Read about these 5 veterinary technicians working in very different fields. 

Does Success Come Before Happiness?

Does success lead to happiness, or is happiness the precursor to success?

Peer Reviewed

When & How to Reinvent Your Identity

A well-organized, realistic plan is critical for successful self-reinvention.

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Manage the Practice

Talking to Your Team About Money

Financial discussions with the team can be intimidating. Use these communication tools to maximize the potential for constructive conversations.

Peer Reviewed

Managing Change: Creating Team Buy-In

Change is seldom easy, but it is inevitable for practice success . Use these tips to help your team encourage and embrace change.

Peer Reviewed

Dirty Laundry: The Un-Oriented Associate

Every practice has different protocols. Do you have steps in place to help integrate new team members? 

Peer Reviewed

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Veterinary Team Brief delivers practical skills for team-based medicine—with clinical strategies for team training, peer-reviewed credibility, concise content, essential training modules, and easy-to-implement protocols. From the publisher of Clinician's Brief.