Learn to navigate the day-to-day skills you need to be a valuable member of the veterinary office team! Front Office Management for the Veterinary Team, 3rd Edition covers veterinary office duties ranging from: scheduling appointments to billing and accounting, managing inventory and medical records, marketing, using outside diagnostic laboratory services, and communicating effectively and compassionately with clients. This edition includes an all-new chapter on strategic planning and updated coverage of office procedures, veterinary ethics, and technology. In addition, this complete guide to veterinary practice management features step-by-step instructions, making it easier for you to master vital front office tasks!
New to this edition
NEW! Strategic Planning chapter discusses how to strategically plan for the successful future of the veterinary hospital, and will include details on growing the practice, planning the workforce, meeting consumer needs, and increasing the value of the practice.
NEW! The Leadership Team chapter discusses how leadership affects the paraprofessional staff, provides suggestions for effective leadership strategies, and methods to set expectations for employees, including attracting and retaining employees, leveraging, empowering and driving employee engagement.
NEW! Standard Operating Procedures provides a checklist of important tasks associated with that chapter that must be addressed/completed in the veterinary practice setting.
Table of Contents:
Section I: Veterinary Practice Team and Development
1. Veterinary Health Care Team Members
2. The Leadership Team
3. The Receptionist Team
4. The Veterinary Technician Team
5. Human Resources
6. Veterinary Ethics and Legal Issues
7. Compassion Fatigue, Burnout and Suicide Awareness
8. Professional Development
9. Strategic Planning
Section II: Veterinary Operations
10. Marketing Management
11. Financial Management
12. Client Leadership
13. Appointment Management
14. Medical Records Management
15. Inventory Management
16. Controlled Substance Management
17. Safety in the Veterinary Practice
18. Calculations and Conversions
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