May 4, 2021
Join Yvonne Brandenburg, RVT,
VTS SAIM and Jordan Porter RVT, LVT, VTS SAIM as we talk
- We are doing a bit of a throw back this week,
as we discussed how to stay healthy in the past, applying to
physically and financially. Staying healthy in our difficult
career. We discuss physical health, as well as financial wellbeing.
These are all important topics and while we are not experts at all,
we can offer a lot of resources to help stay
Question of the Week
- What do you do to disconnect and keep yourself
Resources We Mentioned in
National Suicide Prevention
Lifeline's Crisis Chat team:
- Vet Tech Cafe Episodes in May
- Vet Tech Cafe - Joe Defulio
- Vet Tech Taproom Episode 4
- Vet Tech Cafe - Beth Armstrong
- Vet Tech Cafe - Kim Spelts Episode
- Vet Tech Taproom Episode 5
- ‘When Caring Hurts: Dealing with Depression in
Veterinary Medicine’. Melanie Codi LVT, CVT, VTS (Nutrition).
Today’s Veterinary Nurse. JAN/FEB 2017, PERSONAL
- ‘7 Mental Health Resources for Veterinary
Technicians’ Flavia Vaduva - May 6, 2019. Retrieved on
- AVMA state well-being
- Physical health impacts mental wellbeing.
- Occupational health hazards in veterinary
medicine: Physical, psychological, and chemical hazards’. The
Canadian Veterinary Journal by Tasha Epp and Cheryl Waldner.
Can Vet J. 2012 Feb;
- Arizona wellness resources:
- 'Five Simple Ways To Get And Stay Financially
Healthy'. NJ Falk ForbesWomen. Apr 22, 2019.
- 'Why Your Financial Health Matters'. Eric
Rosenberg, MBA and Cara Herbert. Self by INC.
- ‘Lowering Radiation Exposure in your Veterinary
Practice’. Veterinary Practice News. June 14, 2019.
- ‘Cancer in the Veterinarians’. BMJ
‘Cancerous Agents Warrant Precautionary
Strategies’. DVM360. October
- ‘Cancer in Veterinarians’. NCBI.
‘Occupational health and safety in small animal
veterinary practice: Part I — Nonparasitic zoonotic diseases’.
- ‘Zoonotic Diseases’. Merck Veterinary Manual.
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