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Compassion Fatigue Prevention and Self-Care

Posted by Lori Hehn on Mar 5, 2018 7:37:42 AM

We have heard a lot about compassion fatigue in the last couple of years when it comes to the veterinary community. It is a very important topic to address if you work in the veterinary field.

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Topics: compassion fatigue, Stress Management, Suicide

Going Back in Time: Things I'd Tell the "Former Veterinary Student Me"

Posted by Andrea Dover on Dec 4, 2017 10:00:00 AM


Earlier this week I returned to the scene of the crime…18 years ago 😱, I sat in the same classroom as a young, fresh-faced veterinary student full of hope and overwhelmed at the sheer volume of information I needed to cram into my brain. 

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Topics: Stress Management, Vet Student, Vet School

VIDEO: Vet Student, Don't Forget to do This!!!

Posted by Erik Manassy on Jul 13, 2017 10:19:10 AM


Why is Dr. Mauricio Dujowich (aka "Dujo") jumping over a wall? Why is he behind bars? What does this imagery have anything to do with Vet Medicine? Well, watch the video. The message is quick and simple! 

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Topics: Stress Management, Videos

The Consequence and Stress of Not Achieving A's in Vet School

Posted by Cari Wise on Sep 15, 2016 7:12:42 AM


It is not uncommon for vet students to become stressed because the grades they earn in vet school are not always similar to the grades they achieved during their undergraduate studies. Many find themselves "in the middle of the pack" after being a "top student" previously.  Emotionally, this can be very discouraging and depressing for some.  

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Topics: Stress Management, Vet Student, Vet School, Career

Is there a Middle Ground between Gold-Standard Care and Euthanasia in Veterinary Medicine?

Posted by Cari Wise on Aug 30, 2016 8:00:00 AM


As veterinarians and pet owners, we are fortunate to live in a time where the understanding of animal diseases and options for diagnosis and treatment are far more advanced than ever before.  As a result, we also live in a time where the cost to provide the new gold-standard care is also higher.

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Topics: Stress Management, Client Situations, Communication, Euthanasia, Career

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