Dechra Announces New Dechra Academy Course In Partnership with Not One More Vet, Inc.
Tuesday, October 3, 2023
Dechra Veterinary Products is pleased to announce the launch of their latest Dechra Academy course, Flavors of Fatigue, in partnership with Not One More Vet, Inc.
In this RACE-approved course, Dr. Taylor Miller (DVM, MS, Professional Counselor Associate) addresses five facets of fatigue faced by veterinary professionals: moral distress, decision fatigue, mental fatigue, sleep deprivation, and compassion fatigue. Dr. Miller will teach participants how to:
- Recognize ethical dilemmas, identify relevant stakeholders, and understand that moral conflict is not a personal or professional failing.
- Recognize the manifestations of decision fatigue in daily life and identify strategies for offsetting its impact.
- Recognize the manifestations of mental fatigue in daily life and identify strategies for offsetting its impact.
- Embrace the critical importance of sleep for our mental wellbeing and optimal mental functioning.
- Develop a basic understanding of the interplay between moral distress, decision fatigue, mental fatigue, sleep deprivation, and how these fatigues, along with other contributing factors, inform our understanding of compassion fatigue.
Mental health is a critical issue that the veterinary industry is currently facing, and Dechra is proud to partner with Not One More Vet to create an educational resource to support veterinary professionals and their mental wellness.
About Dechra Academy
In the fast-paced world of veterinary medicine, staying up to date on the latest information, procedures, and techniques is paramount. Dechra Academy, in collaboration with key opinion leaders, offers on-demand, educational courses covering a variety of focus areas including endocrinology, dermatology, and oncology.
About Not One More Vet (NOMV)
NOMV addresses wellbeing in veterinary medicine through multiple innovative and inclusive pathways including: evidence-based peer support; comprehensive programs providing leadership focused on wellness; grant programs providing financial support for individuals and clinics experiencing crisis; mentorship and best practices programs addressing mental health from educational institutions to the workplace; raising awareness of the status of mental health in the profession; and research to further the advancement of wellness, mental health, and the reduction of suicide in veterinary professionals.