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Are you prepared for Dentistry Month? Email communications can be one of the most valuable marketing channels with your clients. During the ever-busy Dental Month, we want you to be able to focus on your practice, so we created an email template for you to quickly and easily get the word out to clients. Simply copy and paste the email template into your communication manager, and download the email banners for eye-catching graphics! Download banner - canine download banner - feline Dear *CLIENT'S FIRST NAME*, Just like us humans, *PET NAME* benefits from regular dental...

Meet Dr. Marcus Webster, Associate State Veterinarian Q: What is your role in veterinary medicine? Dr. Webster: "Currently I serve as Associate State Veterinarian for the Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) as well as a small-animal relief clinician on weekends. As Associate State Veterinarian I act as the One Health Liaison for the GDA to other human and animal health departments and agencies, perform and provide guidance for reportable animal disease surveillance, and support aquatic livestock health on a state level. Earlier in my career I served as a federal public...

GEORGIA EDITION  •  Newsletter  •  Issue 1, 2023 Dear Subscriber: Here is the latest update from the Veterinary Wellbeing Alliance, with curated content to help veterinary professionals focus on their wellbeing. Subscribers receive this resource in addition to complimentary access to Listeners On Call. If you have questions or comments on the newsletter, the service from Listeners On Call, or the Veterinary Wellbeing Alliance, you may contact Dr. Keri Riddick, CEO of Georgia VMA, at keri@gvma.net, or Adrian Hochstadt, VMAE CEO, at adrianhochstadt@vmae.org. To view a video on the Veterinary Wellbeing Alliance, click here. Navigating...

View Employee Newsletter (FEBRuary 2023) View Supervisor Newsletter (FEBRUARY 2023) Complimentary Online Seminar Tackling Loneliness Loneliness is the feeling we get when our need for rewarding social contact and relationships has not been met. In this session we will learn practical steps to overcome loneliness and build connections. Available on demand starting February 21 through the GVMA Compass. ACCESS THE GVMA Compass, A Member assistance PROGRAM ...

JumpStart 76 - Practice ManagementAuthored by Terra Shastri, Director of Business Development and Strategic InitiativesOntario Veterinary Medical Association A study published in the Academy of Management Journal found that the first 90 days of employment, often referred to as the probationary period, is pivotal for building rapport with the company, management and coworkers. When support levels are high from the team and leaders, new hires often have more positive attitudes about their jobs and worked harder. When support and direction aren’t offered, the opposite occurs, leading to unhappy and unproductive employees...

Authored by Debbie Hill, CVPM, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CCFP From the initial phone call for information to final checkout, the client service staff is the first and last point for clients. It is vital that we plan for integrating them into practice culture. Knowing the high demand and short supply of good employees means new employees need to find a welcoming environment for them to stay and succeed.Hiring a Client Service Representative (CSR) is more than finding someone with reception experience, computer skills, or years in the veterinary profession. This person needs...

Brought to you by Includes wet lab and exotics-specific LEAP CE! Saturday, March 11 - Sunday, March 12, 2023UGA Anatomy Lab/Classic Campus, Athens, GA2-day event that provides: 2 LEAP CE Credit Hrs (Approved by the GA State Board of Vet Med)8 Medical Credit Hrs ABOUT THE SPEAKERS Dr. Victoria BenderPracticing Veterinarian, Avian & Exotic Animal Hospital of GeorgiaDr. Victoria Bender is a 2016 graduate of University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine and earned her BS in Biology from Duke University. After earning her DVM, she returned to North Carolina to complete an internship in avian...

GEORGIA EDITION  •  Newsletter  •  Issue 1, 2023 Dear Subscriber: Here is the latest update from the Veterinary Wellbeing Alliance, with curated content to help veterinary professionals focus on their wellbeing. Subscribers receive this resource in addition to complimentary access to Listeners On Call. If you have questions or comments on the newsletter, the service from Listeners On Call, or the Veterinary Wellbeing Alliance, you may contact Dr. Keri Riddick, CEO of Georgia VMA, at keri@gvma.net, or Adrian Hochstadt, VMAE CEO, at adrianhochstadt@vmae.org. To view a video on the Veterinary Wellbeing Alliance, click here. Preventative...

Offered Exclusively to GVMA Members and their support staff! Mental Health First Aid Certification CourseSunday, March 19, 20238 am - 4 pm You'll Earn: 3-Year Mental Health First Aid Certification 2 LEAP CE Credits 6.5 Non-medical CE Credits Sponsored by the GVMA Wellbeing Committee How Mental Health First Aid Can Help LEARNING OBJECTIVES Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental health and substance use challenges among adults. We'll Cover: Common signs and symptoms of mental health challenges; Common signs and symptoms of substance use challenges; How to interact with a person in crisis; How...

View Employee Newsletter (January 2023) View Supervisor Newsletter (January 2023) Complimentary Online Seminar Be There for Yourself Being in nature increases serotonin, which is responsible in boosting our mood and helps us feel calm. In this session, we will explore the benefits of getting outdoors as a part of your self-care routines. Available on demand starting January 17 through the GVMA Compass. ACCESS THE GVMA Compass, A Member assistance PROGRAM ...

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