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Flavia Vaduva

Flavia Vaduva is a general practice Veterinarian and a blogger for VetTechPrep. She has a passion for veterinary medicine, education and business management. She really enjoys interacting with veterinary students and veterinary professionals. She spends her free time riding horses and traveling to explore new places!

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Time Management Tips for Vet Tech Students

by Flavia Vaduva - January 16, 2019 at 9:01 AM
 
Excellent time management skills are crucial to your success as a Vet Tech student. 
 
When a typical semester may include attending classes, practicing clinical skills during labs and studying for exams and for the VTNE ®, how can you balance it all? 
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Top 5 Vet Tech skills needed to help your AHDS patients

by Flavia Vaduva - December 26, 2018 at 4:31 PM
 
AHDS (Acute Hemorrhagic Diarrhea Syndrome) refers to a potentially life threatening gastrointestinal condition that results in symptoms such as vomiting, lethargy and hemorrhagic diarrhea. Even though the term may sound new, it is describing the condition that was previously referred to as HGE (Hemorrhagic Gastroenteritis). 
 
These patients often require hospitalization and supportive care due to the potential for this condition to lead to severe dehydration and potentially hypovolemic shock. 
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Link: Here's Who I Blame for the High Cost of Vet Care

by Flavia Vaduva - December 18, 2018 at 2:11 PM
 
Have you ever had to go over multiple estimates with a client? Have you ever felt compelled to offer to pay for part of a pet’s bill or wanted to assume financial (and sometimes, ownership) responsibility? Have you ever had to place a catheter or hold for a euthanasia that you felt could have been avoided if the pet owner could afford the treatment?
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Veterinary Technicians and Vet Students: How can you help pets during natural disasters?

by Flavia Vaduva - December 10, 2018 at 8:58 AM

After so many natural disasters and emergency situations experienced in different parts of the world in 2018, it is a good idea to review the different ways you can help in times of crisis.

There are a number of ways to help-from joining response teams, to disaster training and donating time or resources- check out this DVM360 article, “4 Ways Technicians Can Help When Disaster Strikes” to get informed and inspired to help!

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AVMA DENVER 2018 "It felt like being back in vet school"

by Flavia Vaduva - July 23, 2018 at 1:00 PM
 
Have you been to any really great conferences lately? Or are you planning to go one in the next year? With so many conference options, it can be hard to pick which one to go to.
 
After attending AVMA for the first time this year, it’s definitely one I would want to attend again in the future and one that I would recommend you check out as well! 
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