During an interview with dvm360®, Tasha McNerney, CVT, CVPP, VTS (Anesthesia and Analgesia), revealed why veterinary technicians often leave the field, plus how utilizing their capabilities can promote sustainability and profit.
In an interview with dvm360®, Tasha McNerney, CVT, CVPP, VTS (Anesthesia and Analgesia), highlighted a problem plaguing the veterinary technician industry: when their skills don't get used to their fullest potential, they are inclined to pursue a different field.
View the video below for the entire discussion. The following is a partial transcript.
Tasha McNerney, CVT, CVPP, VTS (Anesthesia and Analgesia): A lot of the technicians end up leaving the field some for money, but also some because they just get bored because they are just stocking shelves or they're just holding animals for the doctors. I mean, especially if you're a veterinary technician specialist, I don't think that many of the clinicians understand everything that's on a veterinary technician specialist's skills list, and everything that we're capable of.