September 2015 Continuing Education

Successful medical professionals aren’t just well educated, they’re intensely curious. Why should your practice support CE for team members, and how can that knowledge help educate clients? Plus, follow steps for towel restraint techniques to keep feline patients calm during veterinary visits.

Table of Contents September 2015

Orthopedic Examinations During the Wellness Appointment: Is it Possible to do Both?

Orthopedic problems can greatly affect a patient's quality of life, so it is important to catch these issues early. Explore a few tips for incorporating an orthopedic examination into general wellness visits. 

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The Ethics of Behavior & Economic Euthanasia

How do you handle convenience or nonmedical euthanasia requests? Prepare for these situations by discussing these 3 topics with your team. 

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Why Practices Should Support CE

Continuing education doesn’t just benefit team members—it can benefit the entire practice. Here are a few ways your practice can effectively invest in CE.

Peer Reviewed

Techniques for Towel Restraint of Cats

These handling techniques will help you promote a positive experience for your feline patients. 

Peer Reviewed

Idiopathic FLUTD: Client Communication

Clients play a crucial role in the management of idiopathic FLUTD. Use these tips to for better compliance. 

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Idiopathic FLUTD: In-Depth & Continuous Team Learning

When managing a patient with idiopathic FLUTD, a highly trained and knowledgeable team is a must. Use these resources to stay current. 

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Idiopathic FLUTD: Team Roles

What is each team member’s responsibility when treating a patient with idiopathic FLUTD? Use this checklist to clarify your role.

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Why Veterinary Practices Should Invest in CE

These questions will help you decide which CE opportunities to pursue for your team. 

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Mindful Time Management for Busy Veterinary Professionals

Frustrated with your hectic schedule and long list of responsibilities? This approach to time management can help you be more productive, and feel more calm. 

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Top 5 Clinical Differences Between Cats & Dogs

Explore 5 unique clinical characteristics between your canine and feline patients.

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Idiopathic FLUTD: Tailoring Treatment

Treatment for this disease requires a high level of collaboration between the veterinary team and the client. Use this comprehensive guide to tailor a treatment plan for patients with idiopathic FLUTD. 

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Idiopathic FLUTD: Overview

Diagnosis of idiopathic FLUTD starts with eliminating known causes of the clinical signs. These diagnostic options can help you rule out this disease. 

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The Online Client Education Survival Guide

Use the internet to your advantage when it comes to educating clients. Share these resources for accurate, reliable information.

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Stress-Induced Behavior Is Not Always Obvious

You know a dog is stressed when it snaps at you, but what about when it licks its lips? Discover how to read the subtle signs of anxiety, and reduce stress in these patients. 

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Key Points in Complicated Canine Corneal Ulcers

Explore 5 key points for diagnosing and treating canine corneal ulcers. 

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The Practice Team is Overwhelmed: What Should Be Done?

Is your team overwhelmed? Try the following interventions to reduce practice stress and validate your team members. 

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Social Media Calendar: September 2015

Educate clients on how to care for their ferret or diabetic pet with this month's Social Media Calendar.  

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