The vaccinations toolkit
This dvm360 toolkit focuses on vaccinations. The special package of articles, tips, handouts, videos, and tools is designed to make it easy for your team to educate pet owners about the importance of vaccinations in preventing disease.
Articles and tips
> Frequently asked questions: Vaccine protocols and declining visits
> Tips for safe vaccine administration and patient care
> Five ways to get veterinary clients on board with your vaccination recommendations
> Charting adverse reactions to vaccines
The dvm360 social media marketing kit for vaccinations
Use these pre-written Facebook posts and tweets to educate your clients about the need for vaccines and how important they are in preventing disease. (That's right. It's social media outreach made easy!)
Use video and audio clips to educate pet owners about vaccinations
> Educate your team on how to put puppies at ease during stressful vaccination visits with this video by Dr. Wayne L. Hunthausen. To post it on your own website, just follow these instructions. The video will look like it's part of your site, and you can even customize the color and size of the video player.
> Listen up, team! Get the scoop on vaccines with audio clips from Dr. Kate Hurley on controlling canine infectious respiratory disease complex in shelter dogs and Dr. Catherine Mullin on preventing canine parvovirus and feline panleukopenia in shelters.
Not sure what to say when clients reject your vaccine recommendations? We've got the answers:
> Make a case for vaccinations
Team meeting guide
Make sure the whole team's involved when you update your practice's vaccination standards of care:
> Structure meetings for success
In order to create a custom vaccination plan for your patients, you need to do a complete history and lifestyle evaluation:
> Patient risk assessment tool
Ready-to-use client handouts
These handouts, directed at clients, help reinforce the education you and your team deliver in person. Just click, print, and hand to clients.
> What you need to know about vaccines
> Probe for pet's history and lifestyle
Take the next step
Of course, the whole point is to get these tools and ideas into action so pets can stay healthy and disease-free (and you hear the word "yes" more often when you make vaccine recommendations). Use these four strategies to keep your team's enthusiasm about vaccinations and disease prevention high.
Does your team do a great job with promoting vaccinations and pet wellness? We'd love to share your winning strategies with your colleagues. Did you try one of these tools? We'd love to know what your experience was like. Any other feedback? We're here.