Staff Burnout: Improving Veterinary Practice Retention and Productivity with Empathy

National Veterinary Technician Appreciation Week is October 16-21. We know vet techs are highly susceptible to burnout and mental health challenges. Recognizing and celebrating these hardworking team members can have a significant impact on your employee retention and morale. Take time to honor them this month. Keep reading for more tips on alleviating staff burnout. […]

A Focus on Veterinary Pharmacy: Lauren Forsythe, PharmD, DICVP, FSVHP, Talks Compounding Education for Veterinary Students

When it comes to compounded medications in veterinary health, the importance is not lost on Lauren Forsythe. In fact, compounding is at the forefront of her work. As Clinical Assistant Professor and Pharmacy Service Head at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, she sees firsthand the opportunities to optimize veterinary and pharmacy education around compounded medications. […]

Can I Trust Compounded Medications?

Veterinarians rely on compounded medications to meet the unique needs of their patients. However, the quality and accuracy of compounded medications can vary, leading veterinarians to question whether the medications they prescribe are safe and effective. Knowing what to look for in a high-quality compounding pharmacy is an important step in balancing the need for […]

USP 800 in Veterinary Practices: Tips for Navigating Compliance Challenges

If you are grappling with the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) chapter on the Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs (USP 800), you are not alone. While USP 800 is noted for being the first enforceable federal set of standards for protecting human and veterinary healthcare personnel from the risks involved with handling hazardous drugs, understanding and […]