Cannabinoids in the Clinic: Practical Approaches
January 19, 2023In this session: The clinical data for companion animals with the use of cannabinoids, like CBD, has been growing. Stephen Niño Cital, RVT, SRA, RLAT, CVPP, VTS-LAM (Res. Anesthesia) discusses the current and relevant literature and dosing for safe and effective use of CBD in your practice.
Mastering the Money Conversation and Move Your Clients to Yes
January 11, 2023In this session: Sarah Wooten, DVM, CVJ, discusses the difficulties surrounding money conversations with clients. She addresses what is really going on (hint: it’s complicated) and, more importantly, how to work with client resistance and speak with an elevated level of awareness and confidence so you get more compliance, adherence, and most importantly, have fun while doing it.
How to Keep Your Lifestyle After Your Practice’s Sale
December 22, 2022has worked within the veterinary community since 2014. He and his team at Florida Veterinary Advisors help associates, practice owners, and their teams find the next In this session: Thomas Seeko, CExP, FINRA Series 7 and 66, addresses the impacts of just trying to live only on the practice sale proceeds, and the interest-only retirement plan. He will also cover how your income relies on the market, as well as a strategy to find a better balance in how you will save now and spend money in retirement.
Unions in Veterinary Medicine
December 15, 2022This session: Unions are much in the news these days with high-profile campaigns at Amazon and Starbucks. Support for organizing and unions is at an all-time high. In this presentation, Liz Hughston, RVT, CVT, LVT, LVMT, VTS (SAIM)(ECC), president of the National Veterinary Professionals Union – a labor union dedicated to organizing in the veterinary profession – talks about the factors that lead many veterinary workers to want to organize, and the process of unionizing. She also discusses the rise of corporations in veterinary medicine and how that has contributed to workers’ need for unions.
Gaslighting: A Guide for Burning Your Practice Culture to the Ground
November 30, 2022This session will discuss if gaslighting is happening within your practice and setting you and your team up for failure. It will talk about how different gaslighting behaviors can create toxicity in the workplace. No matter how much you pay your team members, they won’t stick around with a toxic culture. Our teams are more aware than ever that they are more willing to take a cut in pay or have no pay at all than work in a toxic environment. Listen as Rhonda dives into specific examples of gaslighting in the practice that we are so used to seeing that we don’t even realize it is gaslighting.
Wellness in the Workplace
November 17, 2022This session will tell Dr. Becky Krull's story of burnout to help support and educate technicians on their well-being in the workplace. All team members can benefit from how she healed her way back to be the doctor, wife, mom, and leader she is today. She will focus on what worked for her and how she has implemented these tools into her daily life, as well as her business.
Emergency Triage of the Poisoned Patient: History Taking and Initial Diagnostics
November 9, 2022This session will offer guidance on complete and thorough history taking for a poisoned patient, including a focus on what information is key to obtaining an appropriate risk assessment for a particular toxin. Common toxins will be reviewed, including fast-acting and potentially life-threatening exposures, as well as “good” toxins that are of minor toxicologic concern and may be taken care of by telephone triage only. A brief overview of initial diagnostic options for a poisoned patient will also be presented.