Kenichiro Yagi | Veterinary Emergency Group

In This Episode

Veterinary technicians or veterinary nurses face a unique lack of standardization in their role; licensing and credentialing requirements in one state may be completely absent in another. How can we standardize veterinary nursing and increase its appeal in the process?

This week on the Veterinary Innovation Podcast, Shawn and Ivan are joined by Kenichiro Yagi, Chief Veterinary Nursing Officer at VEG: Veterinary Emergency Group, for a conversation about reimagining veterinary nursing, the factors that are contributing towards a shortage in the role, and the importance of continual education.

Mr. Yagi recommends Start WIth Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek, The Leadership Challenge: How to Make Extraordinary Things Happen in Organizations by Jemes Kouzes and Barry Posner, and High Conflict: Why We Get Trapped and How We Get Out by Amanda Ripley.

Topics Covered

  • The Shortage of Veterinary Nurses
  • Standardization of Education and Credentialing
  • Credentialing and Consolidation