Vet nurses invited to feline medicine congress in London – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

The International Society of Feline Medicine (ISFM) is to hold its planned Hong Kong congress in London this year, because of ongoing travel restrictions caused by the global pandemic. Taking place on 26th November, the event will focus on putting the Cat Friendly Principles into action within the veterinary clinic, including how to work with … Read more

Opinion or Evidence? A Conflict at the Heart of Veterinary Medicine

Not everything a vet tells you is a certainty. We don’t lie, of course, but sometimes we must make educated guesses based on limited evidence or even our own experiences. This isn’t necessarily bad medicine or even risky, but there may be a better way to approach problems. How different vets deal with difficulties has resulted in a debate between how we approach veterinary medicine; the debate between evidence-based veterinary medicine and experience-based veterinary medicine.

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Burnout Is Costing Veterinary Medicine 2 Billion USD

Burnout Is Costing Veterinary Medicine 2 Billion USD According to research conducted by the Cornell Center for Veterinary Business and Entrepreneurship, workplace burnout is costing the veterinary industry 2 billion US Dollars per year. Dr. Clinton Neill, an assistant professor of veterinary economics and lead researcher on the economic cost of burnout, said “Putting a … Read more

sponsored The use of CBD (cannabidiol) therapy in veterinary medicine

The use of hemp-related products containing high levels of CBD (cannabidiol) and low or negligible levels of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) has increased worldwide, even though research into its use and benefits remains in the early stages. Every day within my veterinary hospital, and across the United States, veterinary clients are turning to cannabinoid products as an … Read more

Creating A Routine When Nothing In Veterinary Medicine Is Routine

In the world of veterinary medicine, nothing runs truly to schedule. Whether you’re a practicing veterinarian, a student on clinical rotations, or a nurse in training, this profession doesn’t ever seem to run predictably. You may not know exactly how late you’ll stay each day, where you’ll be from one week to the next, or … Read more

New awards for evidence-based approach to vet medicine – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

RCVS Knowledge has announced two new categories for its annual awards, which are now open for applications. The awards, which celebrate initiatives that advance the quality of veterinary care and demonstrate a commitment to using an evidence-based approach, will be open for applications until 13th January 2023. The two new award categories are Antimicrobial Stewardship … Read more

Fish Medicine, Is It A Veterinary Specialty?

Fish Medicine, Is It A Veterinary Specialty? The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has recently begun the process of developing fish medicine as a specialty within the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners. The American Association of Fish Veterinarians (AAFV) will be working in support of the World Aquatic Veterinary Medical Association to develop a petition … Read more

IVC Evidence appoints UK medicine lead

A former BSAVA director of education has taken up a new senior role with a major international practice group. IVC Evidence has appointed Lucie Goodwin as its new UK national medicine lead. The announcement follows a recent series of senior appointments and the firm is also planning to set up a referral board, which will … Read more

UK first as RVC launches primary care and shelter medicine internship

Veterinary surgeons with an interest in primary care and shelter medicine can benefit from a first-of-its kind course launched by the RVC. The course, a Post-Graduate Diploma in Primary and Accessible Care and Education (PGDipPACE) internship, aims to help develop students’ skills in teaching and research within a practical setting. Teaching is expected to begin … Read more