Latest Issue of Veterinary Team Brief

January–February 2015
Facing Generational Differences

Explore the challenges presented by generational differences in the practice, brush up on your dental cleaning protocol, and consider the advantages of off-leashing team members’ smartphone use. Plus, join the conversation as veterinary team members seek to define and develop “veterinary professionalism” in a rapidly changing work environment.

Clinical Suite:
Guide to Team Training

Better client compliance with dental care may be easier than you think. Follow these steps for a more effective approach.

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Everyday Clinical

Triaging Traumatic Brain Injuries

With knowledge of proper, efficient triage, the veterinary professional can initiate treatment quickly to help ensure the best possible outcome.

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Top 5 Guiding Points for Teeth Scaling

Use these 5 guiding points to ensure a positive teeth cleaning experience and good oral health for every patient.

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Examination Room Do’s & Don’ts

Review these tips to ensure your examination room provides a safe, nonthreatening, nonstressful environment for patients, clients, and team members. 

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Communicate With Clients

Educating Clients Considering Pets as Presents

Some people think pets are the perfect gift for the holidays. Counsel your clients to think about these key factors first.

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Tools for Talking to Your Clients About Money

Financial discussions with clients can lead to emotionally charged situations. Here are 4 ways to ensure positive results from these difficult conversations.

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David vs Goliath: How a Veterinary Hospital Can Battle Big-Box Stores

The pressure for market share of parasite preventives and common prescriptions will continue to intensify between competitors.

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Build the Team

Veterinary Professionalism: What Does It Mean?

Defining veterinary professionalism goes beyond dress codes and cell phone rules. It begins with collaboration.

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Matures & Millennials: Build Mutual Respect with Mutual Goals

Veterinary practices are comprised of multiple generations that all share the same goal. Here are 5 ways to nurture this common ground.

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Generations in Veterinary Medicine: Meeting the Challenge

Expectations among generations can create tension in the practice. Follow this advice to coexist in a multigenerational practice.   

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Develop Your Skills

Shake Off the “Bossy” Stereotype

Being an assertive woman in the workplace can often get you labeled as “bossy.” Follow these suggestions to build self-confidence and become a better leader.    

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Medical Math—Drug Percentages

Struggling with conversions? This video will help you determine drug dosage when the bottle lists the concentration as a percentage. 

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How Feedback Can Help Performance Anxiety

Feedback itself is simply information; however, we tend to distort its negative aspects and overlook its positive and insightful messages.

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Manage the Practice

Your Practice's Mission & Vision: What's the Difference?

Learn the difference between a vision statement and mission statement and how having both will benefit your team, patients, and clients.

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Does Extending Your Practice’s Hours Make Sense?

Early mornings, late nights, and Sundays—veterinary clients want extended clinic hours. Find out what you need to consider before taking the plunge. 

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New Year, New Budget

Create a budget that measures your practice success and removes the guesswork from your finances.

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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.