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IVMA Office
1605 North Ankeny Blvd #100
Ankeny, IA 50023
Hours: Mon- Fri 8:00am - 4:30pm
P: 515-965-9237

 

President's Message

Greetings,
 As we all know, mental health and wellness are big concerns in the veterinary profession. We were already overworked and understaffed, then the stress level increased with the onset of Covid when the world "shut down" in 2020. This really put a lot of people in a very dark place. To help their emotional state, our clients were adopting more new pets for companionship and calling us to get them looked at whenever their cat sneezed, or their dog looked at them funny! And it was a good excuse to get out of the house.  The clients seem more rude and demanding as well. I know I have had an increasing number of conversations with clients about changing their behavior. Sound familiar? More...
 

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Member Assistance Program (MAP) Offered  
The IVMA is excited to announce a new benefit for IVMA members and their immediate families. Beginning on March 1, a Member Assistance Program (MAP) will be available 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.
 

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