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COVID-19 mythbuster: When should we test an animal for COVID-19? Sarah Caddy

COVID-19 mythbuster: When should we test an animal for COVID-19? Sarah Caddy

August 6, 2020

Dr Sarah Caddy VetMB PhD DipACVM MRCVS, Virologist at University of Cambridge, discusses when we should test an animal for COVID-19.

Download the transcript and the presentation from the RCVS Knowledge website.

For more COVID-19 mythbusting resources, visit the RCVS Knowledge website.

COVID-19 mythbuster: Can cats transfer COVID-19 to other animals, and is there a risk of zoonosis? Sarah Caddy

COVID-19 mythbuster: Can cats transfer COVID-19 to other animals, and is there a risk of zoonosis? Sarah Caddy

July 3, 2020

Dr Sarah Caddy VetMB PhD DipACVM MRCVS: Virologist at University of Cambridge provides the latest evidence and advice regarding the potential for cats to transfer COVID-19 to other animals, and the risk of zoonosis.

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For more free COVID-19 resources for veterinary professionals, visit rcvsknowledge.org/covid-19.

COVID-19 mythbuster: Should the kennel cough vaccine be given? Sarah Caddy

COVID-19 mythbuster: Should the kennel cough vaccine be given? Sarah Caddy

July 1, 2020

Dr Sarah Caddy VetMB PhD DipACVM MRCVS: Virologist at University of Cambridge provides the latest evidence and advice regarding the use of kennel cough vaccine in relation to humans that may be immunosuppressed due to COVID-19 infection.

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For more free COVID-19 resources for veterinary professionals, visit rcvsknowledge.org/covid-19.

Infection control Part 5: Auditing - Pam Mosedale and Tim Nuttall

Infection control Part 5: Auditing - Pam Mosedale and Tim Nuttall

June 4, 2020

Part 5 in our infection control series focuses on the use of audits in veterinary practice, and the role of auditing in benchmarking and monitoring infections and progress. It is delivered by:

- Pam Mosedale: Chair of the RCVS Knowledge Quality Improvement Advisory Board, Lead Practice Standards Scheme Assessor (RCVS) and Bella Moss Clinical Advisor

- Dr Tim Nuttall: Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh; RCVS Knowledge Infection Control Advisor and Bella Moss Clinical Advisor

Download the accompanying presentation and transcript from the RCVS Knowledge website.

CPD: 1 hour

Infection control Part 4: Disinfectant types - Sairéad Wild

Infection control Part 4: Disinfectant types - Sairéad Wild

June 2, 2020

This guide to disinfectant types for veterinary professionals is Part 4 in our infection control series.

- Sairéad Wild BSc (Hons), PgDip, RVN. RCVS Knowledge Infection Control Working Party; Course Director: University College West Anglia, Access to Veterinary Science; Lecturer: Veterinary Nursing (Higher Education)

- Pam Mosedale: Chair of the RCVS Knowledge Quality Improvement Advisory Board, Lead Practice Standards Scheme Assessor (RCVS) and Bella Moss Clinical Advisor

Download the accompanying presentation and transcript from the RCVS Knowledge website.

CPD: 25 mins

Infection control Part 3: infection prevention, and control policies and procedures in routine practice - Liz Branscombe and Pam Mosedale

Infection control Part 3: infection prevention, and control policies and procedures in routine practice - Liz Branscombe and Pam Mosedale

May 29, 2020

Part 3 in our series on infection control: infection prevention, and control policies and procedures in routine practice by:

  • Liz Branscombe DipAVN(Surgical) RVN: RCVS Knowledge Trustee and Training Manager, Davies Veterinary Specialists
  • Pam Mosedale: Chair of the RCVS Knowledge Quality Improvement Advisory Board, Lead Practice Standards Scheme Assessor (RCVS) and Bella Moss Clinical Advisor

Download the accompanying presentation and transcript from the RCVS Knowledge website.

CPD: 1 hour 15 mins

Infection control Part 2: organisms of concern and modes of transmission - Tim Nuttall and Pam Mosedale

Infection control Part 2: organisms of concern and modes of transmission - Tim Nuttall and Pam Mosedale

May 19, 2020

Part 2 in our series on infection control: organisms of concern and modes of transmission by:

  • Dr Tim Nuttall: RCVS Knowledge Infection Control Advisor; Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh; and Bella Moss Clinical Advisor
  • Pam Mosedale: Chair of the RCVS Knowledge Quality Improvement Advisory Board, Lead Practice Standards Scheme Assessor (RCVS) and Bella Moss Clinical Advisor

Download the accompanying presentation and transcript from the RCVS Knowledge website.

Listen to Part 1: Infection control and biosecurity during COVID-19.

CPD: 1 hour

Infection control and biosecurity during COVID-19: Pam Mosedale, Alan Radford, Tim Nuttall

Infection control and biosecurity during COVID-19: Pam Mosedale, Alan Radford, Tim Nuttall

May 7, 2020

Audio version of an RCVS Knowledge webinar providing an introduction to the evidence base on COVID-19 and the patient/client journey, featuring:

  • Pam Mosedale: Chair of the RCVS Knowledge Quality Improvement Advisory Board, Lead Practice Standards Scheme Assessor (RCVS) and Bella Moss Clinical Advisor
  • Alan Radford: RCVS Knowledge Quality Improvement Advisor and Professor in Veterinary Health Informatics at the University of Liverpool
  • Dr Tim Nuttall: RCVS Knowledge Infection Control Advisor and Bella Moss Clinical Advisor; Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh

Download the transcript from the RCVS Knowledge website. For more COVID-19 guidance, visit the RCVS Knowledge COVID-19 resources hub

CPD: 1 hour