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Tasks for the Veterinary Assistant

Tasks for the Veterinary Assistant

  • Author: Paula Pattengale,Teresa Sonsthagen
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118774507
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 656
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Tasks for the Veterinary Assistant, Third Edition provides practical, step-by-step instructions for preparing and performing a wide range of veterinary assisting tasks. With expanded coverage of large animal and exotic restraint, anatomy and physiology, nutrition and feeding, digital radiography, and electronic medical records and client communication, this revised edition now includes why and when to perform each task with the preparation and procedure information. The book includes everything from appearance and professional language to equipment maintenance and dental and surgical assisting, making it equally useful for learning new techniques or as a memory refresher. Offering a detailed, comprehensive guide to all aspects of veterinary assisting, the book is written using an accessible, user-friendly style. A companion website offers figures from the book, downloadable flash cards, lesson plans, exams, a competency checklist, and concept maps. Tasks for the Veterinary Assistant is equally useful for acquiring new skills and gaining confidence in the veterinary practice, making it invaluable for veterinary assistant students and veterinary assistants of all experience levels.

Tasks for the Veterinary Assistant

Tasks for the Veterinary Assistant

  • Author: Teresa Sonsthagen
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
  • ISBN: 9781119466826
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 528
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Tasks for the Veterinary Assistant is the definitive, practical guide to the vital skills and techniques used in daily practice—bringing together all the information necessary to succeed as a veterinary assistant in one reader-friendly volume. Now in its fourth edition, this classic text has been completely revised to adopt a concise approach to learning that is ideally suited for modern readers. More and improved images, streamlined chapters, and easily-referenced key topics help readers understand the important aspects of real-world practice. Updated chapters cover infectious disease protocols, clinical procedures, and patient care and management. New chapters cover exam and treatment room skills, and present information on small animals, laboratory animals, and large animals. This re-envisioned new edition: Covers every task and technique that veterinary assistants encounter daily Offers step-by-step guidance for fundamental veterinary skills, procedures, and practices Provides quick and easy reference to a comprehensive range of central topics Uses a new, larger page size to better fit content and enhance searching for information when on the job Includes access to a companion website presenting quizzes and exercises, flashcards, teaching resources, psychomotor tests, a downloadable competency record, and more Tasks for the Veterinary Assistants continues to be the definitive text for trainee and practicing veterinary assistants in clinical, laboratory, or research settings.

Medical, Surgical, and Anesthetic Nursing for Veterinary Technicians

Medical, Surgical, and Anesthetic Nursing for Veterinary Technicians

  • Author: Paul W. Pratt
  • Publisher: Mosby
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 627
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This text provides a guide to performing medical procedures commonly used in veterinary practice. It explains topics such as: first aid; patient management; supportive care; reproduction; and treatment techniques for small animals, birds, exotics, horses and food animals.

Elsevier's Veterinary Assisting Textbook

Elsevier's Veterinary Assisting Textbook

  • Author: Margi Sirois, Edd MS Rvt Lat
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0323388566
  • Category:
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Master the role and responsibilities of the veterinary assistant! Elsevier s Veterinary Assisting Textbook, 2nd Edition provides a comprehensive overview of all the skills you need to begin a career as a veterinary assistant. NAVTA-approved guidelines help in learning to assist in laboratory and radiographic procedures, properly restraining animals, setting up equipment and supplies, cleaning and maintaining practice facilities, feeding and exercising patients, collecting samples, handling and dispensing medications, grooming patients, and record keeping. From respected veterinary educator Margi Sirois, this book covers everything you need to know to pass the Approved Veterinary Assistant (AVA) exam and succeed in clinical practice.Comprehensive coverage provides details on the tasks performed by veterinary assistants, and covers everything you need to know to pass the Approved Veterinary Assistant (AVA) exam and succeed in clinical practice.Step-by-step instructions and hundreds of full-color photographs show veterinary assisting tasks and clarify key concepts.Information on office procedures and client relations prepares you to be involved in many of the business aspects of veterinary practice and to work closely with management staff.Expert authors and contributors focus on the topics that are most critical to effective veterinary assisting.Coverage of the workflow in a veterinary practice helps you understand your role as well as the roles of all the other members of the veterinary health care team."Critical Concept" boxes highlight important points and provide useful tips to improve your knowledge and skills.Student-friendly features in each chapter include learning objectives, a chapter outline, and key terms, emphasizing the concepts you are expected to learn.A student workbook provides activities to help you apply concepts to veterinary practice, including definitions of key terms, review questions, crossword puzzles, illustration labeling, sample cases, and clinical applications. "Available separately. "NEW! Basic coverage of large animals is included throughout the book, preparing you for the veterinary assistant s increasing role in large animal care.NEW! Additional radiographic positioning images in the "Diagnostic Imaging" chapter demonstrate the proper positioning for specific radiographic techniques. "

Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Practice Management Consult

Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Practice Management Consult

  • Author: Lowell Ackerman
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 9780781759847
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 654
  • View: 7474
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Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Practice Management Consult is a comprehensive, one-stop reference text on all things management related, from understanding the marketplace in which veterinarians practice, to appreciating hospital finances, to the nuts and bolts of marketing services for a veterinary practice. Topics are covered in a thorough but concise format and provide invaluable information for practice owners, administrators, associates and staff. Key Features: ? follows the popular Five-Minute Veterinary Consult structured format ? consistency of presentation makes for easy information retrieval ? focus is on practical rather than theoretical solutions for veterinary practice issues ? Provides examples within relevant topics Sections include: ? The veterinary marketplace ? Client relationship management ? Communications ? Financial management ? Cash management ? Human resources ? Marketing management ? Operations management ? Administrative management ? Practice safety ? Legal Issues ? Planning & Decision-making ? Facility management, design and construction Plus, appendices, list of abbreviations, glossary, and more!

Veterinary Technician

Veterinary Technician

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Allied health personnel
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101 Veterinary Technician Questions Answered

101 Veterinary Technician Questions Answered

  • Author: Katherine Dobbs
  • Publisher: American Animal Hosp Assoc
  • ISBN: 1583261060
  • Category: Animal health technicians
  • Page: 192
  • View: 1829
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101 Veterinary Technicians Questions Answered is ideal for entry-level technicians, and even seasoned professionals will learn something new. The book is filled with practical suggestions to motivate you and increase your skills and productivity. We found experienced veterinary technicians working in the field to answer your most pressing veterinary technology questions - truly making this a tool for technicians. Their answers include tops that you can implement immediately to start making your job easier and more rewarding. This handy book also includes resource referrals to learn more about topics central to the field.

Front Office Management for the Veterinary Team

Front Office Management for the Veterinary Team

  • Author: Heather Prendergast
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0323291511
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 496
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A complete guide to veterinary office management, Front Office Management for the Veterinary Team, 2nd Edition focuses on the day-to-day front office skills you need to become a valuable member of the veterinary team. It covers duties ranging from scheduling appointments to billing and accounting, managing inventory and medical records, marketing, using outside diagnostic laboratory services, and communicating effectively and compassionately with clients. This edition includes an updated chapter on pet health insurance and wellness programs as well as updated coverage of office procedures and technology. Step-by-step instructions simplify essential front office tasks! Comprehensive coverage of front office skills includes telephone skills, appointment scheduling, admitting and discharging patients, and communicating with clients. Coverage of clinical assisting ranges from examinations and history taking for patients to kennels and boarding procedures, as well as radiology and laboratory procedures. Veterinary Ethics and Legal Issues chapter helps you protect the practice, and run an office based on ethical principles. An Evolve companion website lets you practice front office tasks with exercises in bookkeeping/accounts receivable, appointment management, and charting. Downloadable working forms offer practice in completing sample checks, laboratory forms, and incident reports. Review questions and suggested activities reinforce important concepts presented in each chapter. Information on electronic banking and tax forms ensures that you adhere to the latest financial guidelines. Information on security in office communication covers the most current methods of safe, electronic communication. Practice Point boxes highlight practical information to remember while on the job. UPDATED Pet Health Insurance and Wellness Programs chapter describes how pet insurance and wellness programs may integrated into a successful business. UPDATED chapters include the most current information on team management, human resources, marketing, inventory management, and preparing and maintaining a budget. UPDATED coverage of technology and procedures includes new computer screen shots, new photos, revised What Would You Do/Not Do boxes addressing real-life situations, and a glossary, helping you make a smooth transition into the workplace.

Workbook for Elsevier's Veterinary Assisting Textbook

Workbook for Elsevier's Veterinary Assisting Textbook

  • Author: Margi Sirois
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 032338854X
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 224
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Reinforce your understanding of veterinary assisting! Corresponding to the chapters in Elsevier’s Veterinary Assisting Textbook, 2nd Edition, by Margi Sirois, this workbook provides activities and exercises for additional review and practice of the tasks performed by veterinary assistants. With challenging review questions, sample cases, and more, it’s an excellent way to master the material and prepare for success on the AVA exam and in the veterinary clinic. Learning activities reinforce the essential information in each chapter of the textbook, including review questions, short essays, illustration labeling, matching questions, fill-in-the-blank questions, true-and-false questions, multiple-choice questions, crossword puzzles, and word searches. Learning objectives in each chapter help you focus on the material and concepts that you are expected to learn and how to apply them in the clinical setting. NEW! Updated activities and questions reflect the new content in Elsevier’s Veterinary Assisting Textbook, 2nd Edition.

The Compendium on Continuing Education for the Animal Health Technician

The Compendium on Continuing Education for the Animal Health Technician

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Veterinary nursing
  • Page: N.A
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