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Lori Hehn

Lori Hehn is a practicing veterinarian and a contributor and content manager with XPrep Learning Solutions. She has a drive for continual learning and enjoys interacting with veterinary and vet tech students. She also writes veterinary learning books for children.

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Are You Really Ready For the NAVLE? 5 Things to Do to Prepare

Posted by Lori Hehn on September 7, 2018 at 12:17 PM

You’ve been so busy with clinics all summer, and now with the NAVLE coming up quickly, you’ve made a study plan! Right??? If you have been busy preparing for the big test already, your classmates are likely envious.

While you may never actually feel like you are ready, you will feel better about the exam if you have at least done some basic review, especially on the topics that you aren’t regularly immersed in (swine medicine anyone?)

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Topics: NAVLE

Telemedicine: An E-Visit to the Vet

Posted by Lori Hehn on September 5, 2018 at 12:49 PM

 

I was recently attending a continuing education conference, and during our break I overheard a veterinarian in the chair next to me do a telemedicine consultation over his cell phone. He was asking the pet's name, age, etc. and what was going on with her after he had introduced himself.

I didn't listen after that, but it made me curious. I read an article earlier this year about how this would become a hot topic in our profession. I had a lot of questions about the legal implications and how exactly telemedicine works.

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Topics: Telemedicine

Veterinary Phlebotomy Supplies for Drawing Blood

Posted by Lori Hehn on August 3, 2018 at 11:32 AM

There are several basics and veterinary phlebotomy supplies you will need when drawing blood on pet patients.

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How to Place an Over the Needle IV Catheter

Posted by Lori Hehn on August 2, 2018 at 8:28 AM

In this article, we will give you the step by step instructions of how to place an over the needle IV catheter in small animal patients.

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Topics: Over the Needle Catheter, Catheter

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