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Library Materials for Veterinary Practice Management (VPM)

[Please note: known as Animal and Veterinary Management  (AVM) through June 2016, and formerly known as Animal Business Management (ABM) through June 2018]

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Books and media on Veterinary Medicine can be found in the Library under the classifications SF600 through SF1100SF405.5 through SF407 contains items on Laboratory Animals, and SF411 through SF459 for items on Pets.

Library materials on Management in general are found on the shelves in HD28 through HD70. Works on Office Management are in HF5546-HF5547, with Personnel Management which  includes recruiting, hiring, training, compensating, developing and caring for the general welfare of employees, in HF5549-HF5549.5. This includes works on the managing of employees by their supervisors so that duties are performed according to instructions in HF5549.12 (Supervision of Employees). Books on Business Communication, the various forms of oral and written messages used by a business in the conduct of its affairs, are in HF5717-HF5734.5. Works on the role of communication in effective management are found in HD30.3 (Communication in Management). Also, works on Internet Marketing are in HF5415.1265Accounting books in HF5635; and general works on Customer Services, HF5415.5.


For more titles, search the Library Catalog using the subject terms listed above in bold.

♦  Blackwell's five-minute veterinary practice management consult /
[edited by] Lowell Ackerman. 2nd ed.
SF756.4 .B53 2014
Addressing topics ranging from client communication and management to legal issues, financial management, and human resources, the book is an invaluable resource for business management advice applicable to veterinary practice.  [6/16]
♦  Financial management of the veterinary practice / Justin Chamblee, Max Reiboldt reviewed by Nikki L. Quenette.
SF756.4 .C43 2010
An all-in-one resource that provides foundational information to veterinary professionals. Learn how to establish sound operational processes, make informed decisions, and obtain financial stability with features like: financial statement explanations and examples ; key indicators to watch ; measures of productivity ; ratios and benchmarking tools ; cash management and internal control tools ; budgeting and financial planning resources ; supplemental financial reports ; tables and charts to illustrate the learning concepts.  [6/16]
♦  Front Office management for the veterinary team / Heather Prendergast
SF756.4 P74 2015
Appointment management, Finance management, Safety and Security in the veterinary clinic, Veterinary ethics and legal issues are amongst other practices. [6/16]
♦  Practice made perfect : a complete guide to veterinary practice management / Marsha L. Heinke ; with contributions by John B. McCarthy. 2nd ed.
SF756.4 .H45 2012  
Provides managers with the wide range of skills neccessary to successfully and confidently manage a veterinary practice. Topics covered include personnel management, employment laws, accounting and bookkeeping, medical records, marketing your practice, and much more.  [6/16]
♦  Shelter medicine for veterinarians and staff /
editors, Lila Miller, Stephen Zawistowski.
SF745 .S46 2013
Delivers a vast array of knowledge necessary to provide appropriate and humane care for shelter animals. Veterinarians, veterinary technicians and shelter professionals will find this to be the go-to resource on the unique aspects of shelter medicine that help facilitate operating a modern, efficient, and humane shelter.  [6/16]
♦  The veterinary medical team handbook : the team approach to veterinary medicine / Andrew J. Rosenfeld.
SF748 .R67 2007  
Designed as a training resource for veterinarians, technicians and staff. Coverage ranges from administrative tasks and client communication to common diseases, disorders and procedures. The aim is to increase the staff's ability to detect and manage health problems and to enable the team to be more effective communicators with each other and with clients.  [6/16]
♦  Veterinary practice management / Catherine R. Coates ; with contributions from Alan Jones and Michael W. Coates.
SF756.4 .C63 2012
Introduction: The context of veterinary practice -- The practice-client relationship (1): marketing veterinary services. The characteristics of services ; Building the practice-client relationship ; The practice communication mix ; The 7 Ps of marketing services ; The costs and benefits of marketing -- The practice-client relationship, much more...  [6/16]


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Suggested titles
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♦  Firstline (e-journal   2006 - present)
Provides concise, credible, & essential information on the most common & emerging diagnostic & therapeutic problems seen in companion-animal practice. [2/18]
♦  Laboratory Animal Science Professional (in library  Current 2 years only)
Notes strategies in laboratory animal science, such as management,
professional development, occupational health and safety, facility design,
technologies, and much more.
♦  Today's Veterinary Business
in Library Current 5 years, beginning Oct/Nov 2017) [2/18]
♦  Today's Veterinary Practice
(in Library 
Current 12 months only) (online full text  2011 - present)
Peer-reviewed journal of the NAVC.  Provides information on a wide variety of clinical topics and and industry information. [3/17]
♦  Today's Veterinary Nurse (in Library Current 5 years, beginning 2018) [2/18]
Formerly Today's Veterinary Technician (in Library) [3/17]
Official peer-reviewed journal of the North American Veterinary Community. Provides information on a wide variety of clinical topics and industry information. [12/16]
♦  Veterinarian's Money Digest (in Library Current 5 years, beginning April 2017) [2/18)
♦  Veterinary Practice News
(in Library 
Current 12 months only) (online: Article Archive and 2007 - 2010 [3/17]
♦  Veterinary Team Brief (in Library Current 5 years, beginning May 2017) [2/18]
♦  Vetted (in Library  Current 12 months only)
"Combining the cutting-edge medicine of Veterinary Medicine and the tips and advice of Veterinary Economics, Vetted offers practical, get-it-into-action now information, with a small side of sass." -- Publisher description. [3/17]


Listed are highlighted sources, not a complete listing of available media.
♦  Be safe! : veterinary safety training for the whole practice team [videorecording] / Philip J. Seibert, Jr.
Media (DVD) SF757 .B471 2007
This training program will help you raise awareness about safety and OSHA issues in your veterinary practice. As part of a more comprehensive training effort, the materials help your practice meet the OSHA requirement for training staff about hazards in the workplace.  [6/16]

Last updated 201802/ gjm