In this great article by Jade Velasquez, LVT, she lists some reasons that are contributing to this issue. Wages, under-utilization, compassion fatigue, and toxic environment are the four she discusses. We know that the vet tech field has a high turnover.
This is why continuing education, certification, stress reduction, and vet tech appreciation are cornerstones for job satisfaction. Trying to fend off negativity and creating a more positive work environment should be the job of all hospital members. Take a moment to read this article to learn more!
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Lori Hehn is a practicing veterinarian and a contributor and content manager with XPrep Learning Solutions. She has a drive for continual learning and enjoys interacting with veterinary and vet tech students. She also writes veterinary learning books for children.