Meet the 2020 Rippie Scholarship Winners
The Dr. Earl H. Rippie Veterinary Nurse Leadership Scholarship recognizes veterinary nurses who have demonstrated leadership skills and made a positive impact on the profession. We congratulate the 2020 scholarship winners.
Making Veterinary Care for Birds Fear Free
All patients should be comfortable when in the clinic. This certification program from Fear Free can teach veterinary nurses—the main handlers of the patients—how to properly handle avian species.
A Light in the Storm
Hear from TVN’s Editor in Chief on the COVID-19 pandemic and the winners of the NAVC’s Rippie Scholarship.
The Road to Veterinary Nursing
Renaming veterinary technology programs to veterinary nursing programs is a major step for the VNI and the profession.
Mending the Broken: Lifelong Learning Through Restoration
Veterinary nurses have a multitude of specializing career paths following accreditation. Finding one you’re passionate about makes a positive difference in your life, your patients’ lives, and your clients’ lives.
How Veterinary Professionals Can Engage the Modern Client
As pet owners begin to treat their companion animals as family members, they expect a deeper relationship with their veterinary team.
Recognizing the Best
Apply for the Earl H. Rippie, Jr. Veterinary Nurse Leadership Scholarship, which recognizes veterinary nurses who have demonstrated leadership skills and have made a positive impact on the profession, and get the chance to win a full experience at VMX 2021!
The Veterinary Technician Association’s Role in Public Education
Veterinary technician associations are on the front lines of advocating for the profession at the state level and providing public education so that the critical work performed by members of our profession is recognized. Behind the scenes, veterinary nurses contribute to the work of their state veterinary technician associations, working to elevate the profession and to ignite the passion in others to consider the profession as a career.
Building Meaningful Connections
While the goal of most other veterinary professionals is to help as many pets as possible, that isn’t possible without also making meaningful connections with clients.
A New Solution: Relief Veterinary Technicians
The concept of a Relief Credentialed Veterinary Technician (rCVT)/Nurse is new to many managers and practice owners, but could drastically improve the teamwork and efficiency of a clinic or hospital.