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District Veterinary Nursing (DVN) is a new movement which has been attracting a lot of attention over the last few months. The DVN Fringe event at BVNA Congress aims to showcase the role and future challenges through a series of short presentations including a number of case studies.
If you were given the choice to have a DVN – district registered veterinary nurse – referred to you by the vet to help you affordably put in place your pet’s treatment at home – would you like to have the option to make this choice?
ONCORE partners with training management system company ‘Training-Progress’, and we asked their Development Consultant, veterinary surgeon Laura Shaw, to offer us a rundown of what they can offer you and your business.
A consultation, opened by the RCVS on 16th July, requests views from the profession regarding a proposed framework that has been developed for two new post-registration qualifications for veterinary nurses.
The inaugural District Veterinary Nursing mini-conference was held at Chichester college’s Brinsbury Campus on the 30th June 2018. The conference, led by the District Veterinary Nursing Development Group, was a day of short lectures covering some of the pertinent topics surrounding development of the role… more…
As veterinary professionals, we have knowledge, expertise and experience that can be vital in so many areas of animal welfare, and we should aim to be the public’s first port of call when they want pet advice – and in the topic under discussion in this blog – when they are seeking advice before purchasing or obtaining a pet.
‘Dog Friendly Practice?! Really?! Why would we need that?! Dogs are easy, right?! They mostly do what you tell them, and can’t you just muzzle them if necessary, and/or get an extra person on to help you hold on to them so you can get the job done?’
There are so many benefits that can be gained from providing a supportive work environment, besides having happy and healthy staff. Practices that attempt to make provision for well-being can expect to see reduced absenteeism, increased staff engagement, better team climate and enhanced productivity.
Are practices moving forward and working to try and achieve more in terms of ‘fear free’ practice, or are many still lagging behind?
This simple ‘infographic’ offers five simple steps to help with motivating individuals and teams. Consider how well these 5 key elements are incorporated into day-to-day life in your practice, and how you could make them work better for you.