Personal/Professional DevelopmentThe path to a happier team and practice is led by practice management willing to do more to support the team to keep them happy, as well as team members willing to give feedback and bring up new information.
Personal/Professional DevelopmentCould an advanced veterinary nurse credential be on the horizon?
We are all aiming to elevate the profession and agree that standardizing the credentials is the way forward, leading to better consistency, recognition, mobility and reciprocity, and title protection.
Renaming veterinary technology programs to veterinary nursing programs is a major step for the VNI and the profession.
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.
There has been a significant amount of focus on veterinary technician utilization—or rather, underutilization—as an issue within our profession.
What can we, as veterinary technicians who are feeling helpless and frustrated against the misuse of our professional title, do?
Burnout, compassion fatigue, work-related stress, depression, and suicide are words that we veterinary nurses are unfortunately familiar with.
It’s an exciting time for the veterinary nursing and technology profession—never before has the veterinary field been so focused on improving the sustainability of a career in veterinary nursing.