010 – tips and strategies to cope with compassion fatigue for veterinary professionals

Today we look at some strategies to help you counter compassion fatigue – both as an individual veterinary professional and, if you’re a clinic owner or practice manager, a few different things you can implement in your clinic.

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009 – Dr Rose Unsworth – locum stresses in clinic and in life pre- and during border closures

Forty years on we still have a crisis on our hands. No individual should have a personal connection to five colleagues who have committed suicide (those are the ones I can name personally, I know of many more).

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ep-008 – veterinary superpowers – veterinary shortages – part 3

This is the third in the series supporting the parliamentary petition I’m currently running to request the NZ government to change the classification of veterinarians to critical workers to allow more into […]

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ep-007 – Veterinary Compassion Fatigue – what it is and what pet owners can do to mitigate its effects – veterinary staff shortages part 2

his episode touches on some painful issues. You don’t have to listen to those if you don’t want to. I’ll let you know before we get to those so you can stop listening at that point (at 17 min 22 sec).

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ep-006 – Veterinarian shortage in NZ – some causes and some effects – part 1

The veterinarian shortage impacts the humans doing the caregiving – the veterinarians, their colleagues and families, the animals and the animals’ owners. The first in a multi part series looking at the veterinarian shortages and what life is like at the coal face.

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ep-005 – how to calculate Christmas & New Year Statutory Holidays 2021 – watch out for the fish hooks this year

We’ve got four days of statutory holidays coming up: Christmas Day + Boxing Day and then one week later, New Year’s Day + the Day After New Year’s Day.

In this episode I’ll tell you how to calculate the upcoming statutory holidays and which days are classified as “holiday”.

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ep-004 9 ways to get “Hire Ready” in 2021 – tweaks & changes to make / include on your CV & LinkedIn profile

This episode is for you if: you think it’s about time you had a pay rise and you’re planning on asking for one; or you think it’s about time you changed employers – it doesn’t matter why – what’s important is the thought is going through your mind; or you think it’s about time you had some more work life balance, so you’re going to become a locum veterinarian; or you’re after work-life balance and are going to start looking for part time jobs.

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