How to Cope with Being On-Call

October 6, 2017

Marie Holowaychuk, DVM, DACVECC, critical care specialist and veterinary wellness advocate for Critical Care Vet Consulting, talks about ways to better cope with being on-call.

Shift work and being on-call is such a difficult thing that so many veterinary care providers deal with. Marie Holowaychuk, DVM, DACVECC, critical care specialist and veterinary wellness advocate for Critical Care Vet Consulting, talks about ways to better cope with being on-call.

It's not possible to be on-call all the time — you need to have separation from work at some point. Lean on other veterinary practices for support whenever possible, share on-call duties if you can and always make sure to fully separate yourself from work at some point throughout your day.