A vast majority of veterinary technicians aware of how current credentialing systems work in various states agree that there is a need for standardizing of requirements throughout the nation. Opinions on whether the title should be a veterinary “technician” or “nurse” is less unanimous. Passionate and valid reasons behind how one term might be more appropriate over others are exchanged over a variety of media and one thing is clear; this is our profession, and it is our time to make a difference.
Click below to listen to veterinary experts discuss this important topic and how to make sure we're being properly recognized.
Over the 17 years in practice, Ken has discovered and refined his role as a veterinary technician by promoting compassionate and progressive care for the patients and their family. He obtained his VTS certification in emergency and critical care as well as small animal internal medicine. He now practices at Adobe Animal Hospital as an ICU Manager and Blood Bank Manager. Ken’s role has progressed from directly caring for patients to providing an environment for others to do the same.