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1605 North Ankeny Blvd #100
Ankeny, IA 50023
Hours: Mon- Fri 8:00am - 4:30pm
Recently, several of the IVMA officers, our Iowa AVMA Delegates, and I attended the AVMA Veterinary Leadership Conference in Chicago. This was an excellent conference. As the name suggests, we did not learn about the latest and greatest treatments for pancreatitis, kidney disease or atopy. Some of the main topics discussed were mental health, governance, team-building, DEI, and mentorship . Mentorship has always been important to me, so I attended several of the meetings to improve my skills. I also signed up for one of the optional parts of the conference called the Mentor-Mentee Program. I guess since I have more birthdays and more gray hair, I was considered the mentor. I was assigned 2 young individuals with whom to spend some 1-on-1 time. More...
Member Assistance Program (MAP) Offered
The IVMA is excited to offer a Member Assistance Program (MAP) at no charge to IVMA members and their families. The MAP offers help for personal and/or professional concerns by providing free, confidential, short-term counseling and personal consultation. Additionally, the MAP provides work-life resources for such issues as legal and financial consultations, online learning, and resources. Click here for more information!
Veterinarians Required to Obtain Informed Consent from Clients Making sure that the client knows exactly what tests will be performed, what treatment options are available and what costs and risks are involved in the care of their animals is vital to maintaining a good client relationship and reducing future disagreements. A copy of a suggested form, prepared by IVMA legal counsel, is available for IVMA members to download and use. Click here to obtain a copy.