Mentorship At Work For Veterinarians

Learn how to be a better mentor using real life mentorship skills from successful veterinarians.
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  • Lectures 33
  • Length 3.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 4/2014 English

Course Description

We are all mentors in the workplace. Some are much better than others. This course will help you become a better mentor regardless of your current level of proficiency.

Mentorship is an essential skill for modern veterinarians. Do it right and you get dedicated and motivated veterinarians and support staff. Mentorship is a skill that can be learned and improved. If you want to reduce staff turnover, improve motivation and increase skill development and knowledge transfer in the workplace, this is the course for you.

This workshop is unique as its content was created by interviewing veterinarians from all stages of their career paths. The course if comprised of 35 lectures divided into five sections. The first section shows the role that mentorship currently has in various veterinary clinics and explains the role it has in the development of new veterinarians. Section 2 presents the mentorship conversation and gives students a detailed process for having productive mentorship conversations with their new vets or support staff. Sections 3 and 4 include detailed examples of what successful veterinarians do to be great mentors. Lastly, Section 5 presents a detailed roadmap that students and customize and adopt to create successful mentorship relationship within their workplace.

The content for this course is a compilation of proven mentoring practices that are presented through a series of videos, worksheets and a detailed handbook.

This workshop provides veterinarians with the knowledge and tools necessary to become better mentors. With the use of proven, real-life examples, the course shows how to create work environments that promote knowledge transfer and skill development.

What are the requirements?

  • Students who are currently managing others tend to get the most from this course since they can immediately apply what they learn in their work environment. If you are not currently managing others you will still gain ideas and develop mentorship skills that you can apply in any workplace.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Have more effective mentoring conversations that motivate new vets and accelerate their learning.
  • Create a mentoring environment that fosters enthusiasm and a learning culture.
  • Attract and keep top veterinarians and staff.
  • Develop a practical and effective mentorship plan for each employee.

Who is the target audience?

  • Practicing veterinarians managing newly graduated veterinarians, technicians or other clinic staff.

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Section 1: Mentoring Needs of Veterinarians
Introduction to Mentorship At Work for Veterinarians
Business Reasons To Be A Mentor
1 page
Reality Check
1 page
The Mentorship Investment
Section 1 - Handbook
11 pages
Section 2: The Mentorship Conversation
Introduction To Session 2
Overview of A Mentorship Conversation
Powerful Questions
Try It
Points on Having an Effective Mentorship Conversation
Section 2 - Handbook
5 pages
Section 3: Creating a Mentorship Environment - Providing the Basic Needs and Shelter
Introduction to Session 3
Identifying Opportunities
1 page
Mentoring - Commitments For Action
1 page
The Hiearchy of Mentorship Needs
The Basic Needs: Create A Home
The Basic Needs: Create A Safe Environment - Part 1
The Basic Needs: Create A Safe Environment - Part 2
The Basic Needs: Actively Grow Confidence
Providing Shelter: Managing New Veterinary / Client Relationships
Providing Shelter: Managing Farm Calls
Providing Shelter: Managing Cases
Providing Shelter: Dealing With Euthanasia
Chapter 3 - Handbook
10 pages
Section 4: Creating a Mentorshing Environment - Acquiring Knowledge and Developing Skills
Introduction to Session 4
Knowledge and Skills: Create A Learning Environment
Knowledge and Skills: Make and Communicate A Plan
Knowledge and Skills: Manage Opportunities for Mentoring
Knowledge and Skills: Manage The Transition
Knowledge and Skills: Encourage An Area Of Expertise
Chapter 4 - Handbook Part 1
14 pages
Chapter 4 - Handbook Part 2
11 pages
Section 5: Launching Your Program
Chapter 5 - Handbook
29 pages

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Instructor Biography

Bernard Vincent is a graduate of the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture and a Master of Science degree. He also has a Master of Business Administration degree from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario and a Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching from Royal Roads University in Victoria.

For the last 15 years, Bernard has operated his own consulting and coaching company where he works one-to-one with business leaders, helping them develop their management skills.

Over the last few years he has focused on training veterinarians to be better mentors. He has interviewed over 100 veterinarians to develop the best mentorship practices in the industry. He has developed and delivered this program specifically to assist veterinarians become better mentors and establish a mentorship culture within their clinics and workplaces.

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