Integrating Behavioural Medicine into First Opinion Practice
This podcast will discuss the importance of recognising and safeguarding emotional health in companion animals and the role that the first opinion veterinary practice can play in that process.
Potential obstacles to providing a behavioural medicine service will be discussed and solutions suggested.
The potential impact of the veterinary practice visit on the emotional health of patients will be considered and practical advice offered as to how to minimise negative impact and optimise the veterinary visit experience for patients, clients and practice staff.
Following this podcast, participants will be able to:
Explain the potential obstacles to incorporating behavioural medicine into first opinion practice and give suggestions as to how to overcome them
Describe the potential impact of the veterinary practice experience on the emotional health of patients and how to make it as positive as possible
Explain the processes of socialisation and habituation and the role of the veterinary practice in educating pet owners about their importance
This PodcastPLUS comes with:
Access to a pre-recorded video podcast
A discussion forum for conversation, debate and information exchange with your peers and tutor
Access to further reading and/or resources
A self-assessed multiple choice quiz to qualify for CPD
An electronic certificate available for download upon successful completion of the quiz