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The Cone of Shame Podcast is the podcast all about life in Veterinary Medicine. Dr Andy Roark covers medical related topics with help from experts in the veterinary industry.

The Cone of Shame Veterinary Podcast Dr. Andy Roark

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The Cone of Shame Podcast is the podcast all about life in Veterinary Medicine. Dr Andy Roark covers medical related topics with help from experts in the veterinary industry.

    COS 102 The Case for a Spectrum of Care

    COS 102 The Case for a Spectrum of Care

    Dr. Carolyn Brown is the Vice President of Medicine for Community Medicine at the ASPCA which provides basic and preventive care to pets living in underserved communities and HQHVSN surgeries to at risk cats and dogs via mobile and stationary clinics in New York City, Los Angeles and Miami. In this episode, she sits down with Dr. Andy Roark to discuss the push for a Spectrum of Care approach to veterinary medicine, pushback against the idea, and how that differs from what is currently being offered.


    LINKS:
    JAVMA Article: https://avmajournals.avma.org/doi/full/10.2460/javma.259.7.712?utm_id=3162520&utm_term=link&utm_campaign=jiti&dlv-mlid=3162520&utm_medium=jiti-211001&utm_content=spectrum-of-care&dlv-emuid=c2921e9c-4321-4b95-ba17-70b6e899c404&utm_source=email-optin
    ASPCAPro Spectrum of Care article resource: https://www.aspcapro.org/research/provide-spectrum-care-increase-veterinary-access-more-clients
    ASPCA.org
    ASPCAPro.org
    ASPCApro.org provides tools and resources for animal welfare professionals, veterinary personnel and volunteers. We take a progressive approach to helping the country's at-risk animals, promoting cutting edge research to advance the field.

    Uncharted Podcast on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-uncharted-veterinary-podcast/id1449897688

    Uncharted Culture Conference Oct 21-23: https://unchartedvet.com/uvc-culture/

    Charming the Angry Client On-Demand Staff Training: https://drandyroark.com/on-demand-staff-training/

    What’s on my Scrubs?! Card Game: https://drandyroark.com/training-tools/

    Dr. Andy Roark Swag: drandyroark.com/shop
    All Links: linktr.ee/DrAndyRoark


    ABOUT OUR GUEST:
    Dr. Carolyn Brown is a graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University and has extensive experience in small animal medicine, shelter medicine and high quality, high volume spay/neuter HQHVSN) surgery including pediatric and TNR programs. Carolyn worked in general small animal private practice, at a for-profit low cost clinic and a large limited intake shelter and adoption center before joining the ASPCA in 2011. Carolyn is currently the Vice President of Medicine for Community Medicine at the ASPCA which provides basic and preventive care to pets living in underserved communities and HQHVSN surgeries to at risk cats and dogs via mobile and stationary clinics in New York City, Los Angeles and Miami. Dogs and cats in the care of shelters, rescue groups, foster programs and TNR practitioners also receive HQHVSN surgery through the department. In 2019, Community Medicine performed more than 68,000 surgeries. Carolyn determines and evaluates medical and surgical protocols for the department and maintains the program’s Standard Operating Procedure Manuals. She also leads a team that quantitatively and qualitatively evaluates the program’s medical standards of care and efficiency by carefully monitoring the metrics of the program on a monthly basis.



    JAVMA Article: https://avmajournals.avma.org/doi/full/10.2460/javma.259.7.712?utm_id=3162520&utm_term=link&utm_campaign=jiti&dlv-mlid=3162520&utm_medium=jiti-211001&utm_content=spectrum-of-care&dlv-emuid=c2921e9c-4321-4b95-ba17-70b6e899c404&utm_source=email-optin
    ASPCAPro Spectrum of Care article resource: https://www.aspcapro.org/research/provide-spectrum-care-increase-veterinary-access-more-clients
    ASPCA.org
    ASPCAPro.org
    ASPCApro.org provides tools and resources for animal welfare professionals, veterinary personnel and volunteers. We take a progressive approach to helping the country's at-risk animals, promoting cutting edge research to advance the field.

    • 31 min
    COS 101 New Wave of Houseplant Pet Poisonings

    COS 101 New Wave of Houseplant Pet Poisonings

    Dr. Tina Wismer (Senior Director of the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center) and Dr. Andy Roark discuss the recent spike in house plant poisonings in dogs and cats, where this increase is coming from, and what steps doctors and technicians can take on the phone and in the clinic to address it.



    LINKS:

    Uncharted Podcast on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-uncharted-veterinary-podcast/id1449897688

    Empowering Your Team to Get Positive and Stay that Way (Workshop) Oct 9:: https://unchartedvet.com/product/empowering-your-team-to-get-positive-and-stay-that-way/

    Uncharted Culture Conference Oct 21-23: https://unchartedvet.com/uvc-culture/

    Charming the Angry Client On-Demand Staff Training: https://drandyroark.com/on-demand-staff-training/

    What’s on my Scrubs?! Card Game: https://drandyroark.com/training-tools/

    Dr. Andy Roark Swag: drandyroark.com/shop
    All Links: linktr.ee/DrAndyRoark


    ABOUT OUR GUEST:
    Tina Wismer, DVM, MS, DABVT, DABT, is the Senior Director of the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center. She earned her undergraduate degree from Ohio’s University of Findlay and received her DVM from Purdue University. Dr. Wismer worked in both small animal and emergency practice before joining the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center in 1998. Dr. Wismer is a Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology and the American Board of Veterinary Toxicology. She is an adjunct instructor at the University of Illinois, a visiting professor at St. Matthews University (Grand Cayman), a consultant for VIN (Veterinary Information Network) and a Master Gardener.

    • 21 min
    COS 100 The Stories We Tell Ourselves Matter

    COS 100 The Stories We Tell Ourselves Matter

    On the 100th episode of the Cone of Shame Veterinary Podcast, Dr. Andy Roark talks with Jamie Holmes RVT, Administrative Manager at DrAndyRoark.com and Uncharted Veterinary Conference, about the start of the podcast, where it’s going, and why the stories we tell ourselves matter so much.



    LINKS:

    Uncharted Podcast on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-uncharted-veterinary-podcast/id1449897688

    Empowering Your Team to Get Positive and Stay that Way (Workshop) Oct 9:: https://unchartedvet.com/product/empowering-your-team-to-get-positive-and-stay-that-way/

    Uncharted Culture Conference Oct 21-23: https://unchartedvet.com/uvc-culture/

    Charming the Angry Client On-Demand Staff Training: https://drandyroark.com/on-demand-staff-training/

    What’s on my Scrubs?! Card Game: https://drandyroark.com/training-tools/

    Dr. Andy Roark Swag: drandyroark.com/shop
    All Links: linktr.ee/DrAndyRoark


    ABOUT OUR GUEST:
    Jamie Holms is a licensed RVT with an extensive background in veterinary emergency and critical care. Jamie is an administrative rockstar, organizational aficionado, tea geek, and workaholic – not necessarily in that order.

    • 49 min
    COS 99 Are Vet Nurse Practitioners Coming to Vet Medicine?

    COS 99 Are Vet Nurse Practitioners Coming to Vet Medicine?

    Description:
    Ken Yagi MS, RVT, VTS (ECC) (SAIM) sits down with Dr. Andy Roarkto discuss a topic that gets people very fired up… Veterinary Nurse Practitioners. As we face an ongoing labor shortage, could the nurse practitioner model be an answer? How would this work given our current credentialing system? What are the dangers and drawbacks of this system? What would have to happen for Vet Nurse Practitioners to come to the profession? Let’s get into it!

    LINKS:

    Empowering Your Team to Get Positive and Stay that Way (Workshop): https://unchartedvet.com/product/empowering-your-team-to-get-positive-and-stay-that-way/

    Uncharted Culture Conference Oct 21-23: https://unchartedvet.com/uvc-culture/

    Charming the Angry Client On-Demand Staff Training: https://drandyroark.com/on-demand-staff-training/

    What’s on my Scrubs?! Card Game: https://drandyroark.com/training-tools/

    Dr. Andy Roark Swag: drandyroark.com/shop
    All Links: linktr.ee/DrAndyRoark


    ABOUT OUR GUEST:
    Kenichiro Yagi, MS, RVT, VTS (ECC), (SAIM)
    During his 20 years in the field, Ken has discovered and refined his role as a veterinary technician by promoting compassionate and progressive care for patients and their families. He obtained his VTS certification in emergency and critical care as well as small animal internal medicine and achieved his master's degree in Veterinary Science. He is currently the Chief Veterinary Nursing Officer for Veterinary Emergency Group and the Program Director for the RECOVER Initiative. He has been awarded the NAVTA Veterinary Technician of the Year award in 2016, the California Veterinary Medical Association Veterinary Technician of the Year award in 2016, and the California RVT Association of the Year award in 2017. Ken has co-edited the Manual of Veterinary Transfusion Medicine and Blood Banking and has published various text chapters and articles in various publications. He gives presentations internationally on topics in ECC, transfusion medicine, and the veterinary nursing profession.
    Ken works to encourage further recognition of the vital role of the veterinary nurses and technicians through work with organizations such as the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America co-chairing the Veterinary Nurse Initiative and serving as a board member of the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society, the Academy of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Technicians and Nurses, and the Veterinary Innovation Council. He is also an advocate for the Open Hospital Concept, encouraging veterinary practices to invite the pet owners to “the back” as a part of the team.
    Ken invites everyone to ask “Why?” to understand the “What” and “How” of our field, and to continually pursue new limits as veterinary professionals and individuals.

    • 44 min
    COS 98 Why You Should Learn to Forgive

    COS 98 Why You Should Learn to Forgive

    Dr. Cherie Buisson of A Happy Vet and Helping Hand Pet Hospice is on the podcast to discuss a popular article she wrote on why we should learn to forgive. In a time when so many of us seem to be living with a low-level of anger, forgiveness is more important than ever. But what about when the people we are angry at don’t care about or deserve our forgiveness? Let’s get into this episode.


    LINKS:

    Why You Should Learn to Forgive (Original Article): https://drandyroark.com/?s=why+you+should+forgive

    TEAM POWER: Adding Value to Your Visits: https://unchartedvet.com/product/adding-value-to-your-vet-visits/

    Uncharted Culture Conference Oct 21-23: https://unchartedvet.com/uvc-culture/

    Charming the Angry Client On-Demand Staff Training: https://drandyroark.com/on-demand-staff-training/

    What’s on my Scrubs?! Card Game: https://drandyroark.com/training-tools/

    Dr. Andy Roark Swag: drandyroark.com/shop
    All Links: linktr.ee/DrAndyRoark


    ABOUT OUR GUEST:

    CHERIE BUISSON, DVM, CHPV
    Dr. Cherie Buisson is a 2000 graduate of Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She is certified in Hospice and Palliative Care, Low-Stress Handling (TM), and QPR Suicide Prevention. She teaches her colleagues about hospice, euthanasia, compassion fatigue, burnout, and how to be happy in their chosen profession. She is the owner of Helping Hands Pet Hospice in Seminole, FL and the founder of A Happy Vet, a website promoting wellness in the veterinary community.

    • 41 min
    COS 97 Pandemic Behavior Problems: Inter-Dog Aggression

    COS 97 Pandemic Behavior Problems: Inter-Dog Aggression

    Dr. Terry Marie Curtis, board certified veterinary behaviorist, joins Dr. Andy Roark to talk about dog and cat behavior problems related to the COVID pandemic, and then get into how to treat inter-dog aggression. They discuss dominance hierarchy, pharmacological therapy, and nutritional supplements.



    LINKS:
    Dr. Terry Curtis Veterinary Behavior: ​​https://www.terrycurtisveterinarybehavior.com/

    TEAM POWER: Adding Value to Your Visits: https://unchartedvet.com/product/adding-value-to-your-vet-visits/

    Uncharted Culture Conference Oct 21-23: https://unchartedvet.com/uvc-culture/

    Charming the Angry Client On-Demand Staff Training: https://drandyroark.com/on-demand-staff-training/

    What’s on my Scrubs?! Card Game: https://drandyroark.com/training-tools/

    Dr. Andy Roark Swag: drandyroark.com/shop
    All Links: linktr.ee/DrAndyRoark

    About Our Guest:
    Terry Marie Curtis, DVM, MS
    Diplomate ACVB
    Veterinary Behaviorist

    Dr. Curtis graduated with honors from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 1997. She worked as a feline-only practitioner in Florida until the summer of 2000 when she began her residency in Veterinary Behavior at the University of Georgia, Athens. Concurrently, she received a Master of Science in Psychology investigating grooming behavior in the domestic cat. Completing her residency in June 2003, she joined the team at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine – where she is currently courtesy clinical assistant professor and teaches 2 behavior courses. Dr. Curtis, a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists, does house calls in Florida and South Georgia and is a regular contributor to the annual NAVC-VMX conference, the coordinator of a day-long Behavior Symposium there. Author of a number of articles, including book chapters in Veterinary Clinics of North America, the 7th Edition of Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult and Decoding Your Cat, she is a member of the Editorial Review Board for Today’s Veterinary Practice magazine, former editorial member of the Journal of Feline Medicine & Surgery, and currently serves on the Advisory Board for BluCare and for Vet Candy. She was also a panel contributor to the 2014 AAFP & ISFM Guidelines for Diagnosing and Solving House Soiling Behavior in Cats. Dr. Curtis has worked with the Hemingway House cats in Key West – discussing the subject on ABC’s Nightline (July, 2007), and was on the NBC Today show (July, 2008) talking about fears and phobias in dogs. Dr. Curtis was honored with the Keuka College Alumni Association Professional Achievement Award in 2018.

    • 35 min

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Thank you!!

Love these How To Treat That episodes! Learn lots in concise podcasts on my way to work. I’m a new graduate just starting a new job and these help use my time on my commute! - drug doses for treatments suggested would be useful as well! Thank you for all your hard work!

Googlevet ,

Little too much twaddle...

Love Dr Rourke and the topics, I just wish there was less unrelated, generic, pointless chatter (twaddle). Get to the point Andy!!!

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