Internal MedicineGetting to the bottom of a vomiting feline patient starts with the veterinary nurse. Get a thorough history, ask open-ended questions, and be aware of how you are communicating and interacting with the client.
DermatologyDogs with itchy (pruritic) skin are seen on a daily basis; honing your history taking and communication skillsets can help you deduce the underlying cause(s).
Urology & Renal Medicine
This series will help veterinary nurses understand the most effective way to guide clients through common questions, with key communication tips along the way.
Personal/Professional DevelopmentEuthanasia is not just a medical event, it is a complex procedure. Emotions are high all around and communication and empathy are your biggest allies.
BehaviorBecause behavior issues can negatively impact the human-animal bond, it’s important to discuss and address them as early as possible.
Practice ManagementImproving your clinic’s ability to provide thoughtful, detailed postoperative instruction helps to ensure a more smooth recovery for the pet, the owner, and your clinic.
Practice ManagementThe COVID-19 pandemic created a laundry list of challenges for veterinary teams, but some of these challenges could turn into opportunities for improved client support moving forward.
As veterinary nurses, we are in a unique position to help alleviate many of our clients’ fears about anesthesia and reduce the stress of a surgical event for them and their pet.
Veterinary nurses play a very important role in educating the client about cataracts in dogs and the options for sight-restoration.