“Why Does My Cat Vomit?”Getting 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.
“Why Does My Dog Have Itchy Skin?”Dogs 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
“Why Does My Cat Have Trouble Urinating?”
This series will help veterinary nurses understand the most effective way to guide clients through common questions, with key communication tips along the way.
The Euthanasia ExperienceEuthanasia is not just a medical event, it is a complex procedure. Emotions are high all around and communication and empathy are your biggest allies.
Empowering Clients to Address Behavior ConcernsBecause behavior issues can negatively impact the human-animal bond, it’s important to discuss and address them as early as possible.
Postoperative Discharges: Improving Owner EducationImproving 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.
Cutting Through the Noise: Client Interaction During COVID-19The 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.
Talking to Clients About the Risks from Anesthesia
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.
Cataracts in Dogs: The Importance of Early Detection and Management
Veterinary nurses play a very important role in educating the client about cataracts in dogs and the options for sight-restoration.
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