Final Thoughts

Extra Mile Final Thoughts Participatory Ergonomics Solutions for Veterinary Dentistry

REDUCING WMSD FACTORS Participatory ergonomics ensures both the operator and patient are comfortable. Participatory ergonomics has been defined as “the involvement of people in planning and controlling a significant amount of their own work activities, with sufficient knowledge and power to influence both processes and outcomes in order to achieve desirable goals,” according to Higgnett …

Finding Strength in a Time of Loss

All of us in the field know what a blessing it is to do what we do. While there are as many blessings as hardships, there remains the constant drive to be the best caretakers for those entrusted to our care.

A Personal Journey to Mindfulness

A Personal Journey to Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a unique concept to every individual. Kim Pope-Robinson, DVM, CCFP, has introduced a framework to help others find their own sustainable path within veterinary medicine.

Career Success: The Long Run

Career Success: The Long Run

“I’d be happy in my job if only _________ would change.” If this phrase sounds familiar, read this issue’s Final Thoughts and learn how you can make change happen.

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines a bully as a blustering, browbeating person; especially one who is habitually cruel, insulting, or threatening to others who are weaker, smaller, or in some way vulnerable.

Bully Tactics

Bullies like to feel powerful. But here’s the secret: they only have the power you give them. Learn how to take back control of your feelings when faced with a bully.

The Antidote to Compassion Fatigue

Depression, burnout, and compassion fatigue are all too common concepts in veterinary medicine. But have you heard about compassion satisfaction? Read this article to learn more.

Final Thoughts - An Attitude of Gratidue

An Attitude of Gratitude

Clients are a paradox. They contribute to both our compassion satisfaction and our compassion fatigue: in essence, both the good and not-so-good parts of our job. Protection Status