Southside Veterinary Center Moultrie, GA, United States
During this session, Dr. Stephens will outline important steps needed when referring a patient to an emergency specialty practice to sure excellence in patient care and effective communication between veterinarians and pet owners.
Employ effective communication strategies for both the general practitioner as well as the emergency clinician for an efficient referral of the patient resulting in positive experience for all involved.
Establish systems that allow for development of positive rapport between colleagues allowing for ease in the exchange of information regarding patients being treated.
Structure the conversation regarding the patient that highlights presenting complaints, diagnostics performed, previous history and other details that will expedite appropriate therapy upon presentation to the emergency hospital.