Improving your wellbeing is not as simple as taking a week-long holiday at a health spa, or simply getting more exercise and improving your diet. Though all of these are important to Veterinary Wellbeing (and we’d like to justify our own annual spa retreats too), stress management and mental health care require fundamental changes to our daily lives. Remember that you deserve to nurture yourself to the same degree that you look after your patients. How do you cope when you are being pulled in so many directions, mentally as well as physically? Here are some essential first steps…
Based on our research with over 850 relief or locum veterinarians around the world, these are the three primary reasons why veterinarians are choosing relief or locum work as their preferred way to earn a living and provide genuine work-life balance…of course, there are more but essentially they want to choose when and where they work, they are looking to keep on their professional toes through experiencing different hospitals and clinics and they want the power to decide when they work, when they play and when they can take some downtime to recharge.
So, why is it important that you continue to learn in veterinary medicine? Before you know it, you’ll be 5 years post-matriculation from veterinary school or veterinary nursing school. Then 10. Then 15 – it flies by! And with that, comes the newest veterinary updates out there. New drugs. New parasicitides. New diseases. You have to not only just keep up with these innovations and protocols, you have to get ahead of them in order to deliver best practice Veterinary Medicine. That’s why you need to love to learn and learn to live in #vetmed.
Winning Your Dream Veterinary Job In The First Five Minutes Of The Interview Interviewing for a position at a veterinary clinic or animal health facility can be intimidating – even if you are a seasoned veteran. However, with a little preparation, you can transform the anxiety about your interview into a newfound confidence. Whether you are […]