Any good training program starts with standardization of procedures so they can be taught and readily duplicated by staff members. Consistency of process is an asset anywhere in your practice but especially in the prep room and surgery.
There's never time to train in most veterinary practices. All too often, much of a new employee's training ends up being by "osmosis," or the "hang-around-you'll-get-it" method. Training doesn't have to be so hit or miss.
Train: To make proficient with specialized instruction and practice.
This DVM Newsmagazine exclusive series on Training includes stories on "How to train your staff to deal with grief-striken clients", "What to look for beforing hiring a person to help ensure employing an individual willing to learn and embrace continuing education", "Ways to retain good employees" and more.