Month: March 2019

5 Changes to Make Before Veterinary Technicians Can be Called Nurses

You may have heard that the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) Board of Directors voted to support the Veterinary Nurse Initiative (VNI) during their 2018 fall meeting. And, in 2018, the VNI attempted to establish the title of “veterinary nurse” as a recognized name for technicians in two states. The first bill failed in Tennessee, …

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Emotional Intelligence in Veterinary Medicine, Part 1: What is EQ and Why Do I Need It?

The balance between book smarts and street smarts is a constant tight rope we walk in veterinary medicine. You want to be someone who knows all the things—you want to have street smarts—but, at the same time, you want to work well with others and communicate with clients like a ninja. In a field of …

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