It is important for animal health pros to understand the Veterinary Nurse Initiative and its empowerment for this work force. It aims to standardize the profession’s educational requirements, scope of practice, requirements to maintain the credential, and title protection, and to rename the role from veterinary technician to veterinary nurse.
Source: Veterinary Team Brief, November/December 2017.
The veterinary nursing profession has evolved over more than 50 years and created a heightened awareness of these individuals throughout the world.
INSIGHT: Sales and marketing pros will need to establish new and productive connections with these professional as they become more empowered and larger contributors to practice decisions.