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Through the Lens of Trauma: Experiences in Veterinary Medicine

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This lecture, presented by Chief Medical Officer Shana O'Marra, DVM, DACVECC, and Veterinary Well-being Program Director Debrah Lee, LCSW, will examine the concept of trauma in the veterinary world. Trauma is woven throughout many aspect of veterinary medicine and can influence the way we experience out work. Recognizing the impact of trauma can help us to better understand communication challenges and difficult team dynamics. We will discuss how trauma contributes to burnout and compassion fatigue in the individual and how trauma can influence the culture of a practice. Lastly, we will discuss how trauma-informed approaches can contribute to the mental health of your team.

This talk is specifically RACE-approved for 1 DVM or Technician CE credit.
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Debrah Lee

Enrolled: 03/2020

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Shana O'Marra DACVECC

Enrolled: 08/2018

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