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Vet Tech Cafe - Amanda Hedman episode

Vet Tech Cafe - Amanda Hedman episode

January 26, 2020

In this episode of the Vet Tech Cafe, we interviewed Amanda Hedman BS, RVT, MPh.  Amanda works with World Vets, an organization that brings veterinary care to countries all over the globe. She told us all the great things she's been able to do with World Vets as well as her experiences with her training and consulting business "Black Sheep Teaching"


World Vets:


Vet Bloom:

If you'd like to get in touch with Amanda about Black Sheep Teaching, email us at and we will get you in touch with her.  

Vet Tech Taproom Episode 2

Vet Tech Taproom Episode 2

January 18, 2020

In this episode of the Vet Tech Taproom, we discuss a recent article published in the December issue of Today’s Veterinary Business titled “5 Things You Didn’t Learn In School” by Sandy Walsh, RVT, CVPM, link available below.  We discussed each of these 5 points and why they are important to veterinary technicians and nurses.  

We also spent a lot of time discussing the proposed fee increase of RVT licensing in California.  We urge all California RVT’s to write a letter in opposition to this massive fee increase. Below is a link to the California RVT association’s facebook post about the fee increase.  You DO NOT have to be a resident of California, nor hold an RVT license in that state to have your opinion heard. It’s important to note that any letter must be sent to BOTH the CA VMB and the OAL (email and street addresses below).  


5 things article:

California RVT Assosciation Post 

California VMB:

California RVT Associations:

Emails to send letters:  






Vet Tech Cafe Liza Rudolph Episode

Vet Tech Cafe Liza Rudolph Episode

January 12, 2020

We interviewed Liza Rudolph BAS, RVT, VTS (C/P, SAIM) for this latest episode of the Vet Tech Cafe.  We discussed an article proposing to create a veterinary nursing associate (VNA).  She gave us a peek into the training that she does at various veterinary clinics on the east coast.  We also talked about QPR training, which is a really helpful tool in suicide prevention. 


East Coast Veterinary Education

QPR Training

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Vet Tech Taproom Episode 1

Vet Tech Taproom Episode 1

January 5, 2020

This is our very first installation of the Vet Tech Taproom where it will just be us chatting about topics we've come across that we want to discuss amongst ourselves.  In our first episode, we introduce the series and discuss what it means to be "Veterinary Influencers".  


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