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Graduate guide: Your role in the practice

The newly-updated BVA graduate guide is designed for students who are soon to graduate, to provide support and assistance when embarking on the next phase into professional life.


Chapter 8: Your role in the practice

New graduates bring significant value to a practice, since you’ve been recently exposed to the newest knowledge, techniques, and trends throughout your veterinary education. The fresh outlook, new knowledge, and process improvements that you can bring to a practice can be considerable.

This chapter contains:

  • Importance of client service and good communication with clients
  • Managing complaints
  • Making mistakes
  • Health and safety
  • Prescribing and supplying veterinary medicines
  • Communicating and working with your colleagues


View all the chapters in the BVA graduate guide here.

Graduate guide: Your role in the practice

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