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BizQuiz: Are you educating your veterinary team?
Take this quiz and find out whether your veterinary practice is a house of learning or an education-free zone.

VETERINARY ECONOMICS

If on-the-job training is the only CE you offer, your veterinary practice is behind the times. Team members who receive CE enjoy coming to work because they learn and grow every day. These happy, educated employees are better able to inform clients because they’re offering consistent messages. Do your employees enjoy an educational environment?

Find out by answering the questions below, all based on data from Benchmarks 2008: A Study of Well-Managed Practices. You'll learn along the way about ways to bring more CE into your practice—and reap the benefits of a more motivated, better-educated team.

1. How often do you hold doctor meetings, including business or medical discussions and case reviews?

A: Less than monthly

B: Monthly

C: At least every other week


2. How often do you hold operational staff meetings with receptionists, technicians, and assistants?

A: Monthly or less

B: At least every other week

C: Weekly


3. How often do you hold internal CE meetings with receptionists, technicians, and assistants?

A: Less than monthly

B: Monthly

C: At least every other week


4. On average, how often does your hospital administrator or practice manager attend external CE?

A: Less than once a year

B: Once a year

C: At least twice per year


5. On average, how often do your receptionists attend external CE?

A: Less than every other year

B: Every other year

C: Once a year


6. On average, how often do your credentialed technicians attend CE education?

A: Less than once a year

B: Once a year

C: At least twice a year


7. On average, how often do your veterinary assistants attend external CE?

A: Less than once a year

B: Once a year

C: At least twice per year


8. In 2010, how much on average will you spend per fulltime hospital administrator or practice manager on external CE?

A: Less than $500

B: $500 to $800

C: More than $800


9. In 2010, how much on average will you spend per fulltime credentialed technician on external CE?

A: Less than $200

B: $200 to $500

C: More than $500


10. In 2010, how much on average will you spend per fulltime veterinary assistant on external CE?

A: Less than $200

B: $200 to $500

C: More than $500

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