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Oct 15, 2019

 001 Who’s Who in Veterinary Medicine

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In This Episode…

In today's episode we discuss the different jobs within a clinical practice. 

Join Yvonne Brandenburg, RVT, VTS SAIM and Jordan Porter, RVT, LVT, VTS SAIM as we talk about what being an assistant, technician, doctor, or front staff member is all about. 


Things you will learn

  • Brief history of Veterinary Technicians
    • We’ve been “Vet techs” for how long?
  • Staff members that make up a veterinary practice
  • Receptionist Day: May 8, 2019
  • Credentialing for Vet Techs
    •  LVT:   Alabama, Alaska, Delaware, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington
    • RVT:    California, Georgia, Hawaii, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, West Virginia
    •  CVT:   Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Wisconsin, Wyoming 
    •  LVMT: Tennessee
    • None: Connecticut, Utah
  • What the heck is a Veterinary Technician Specialist??
  • Cautions of the job
    • Burn out
    • Biting/scratching
  • Tip of the week
    • Continue learning, even if it is not required


Question of the week


Resources We Mentioned in the Show


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Yvonne and Jordan