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Tighearnan Mooney - It is unclear what impact pheromonotherapy has on stress in dogs in shelter environments

Tighearnan Mooney - It is unclear what impact pheromonotherapy has on stress in dogs in shelter environments

January 15, 2021

Author Tighearnan Mooney looks at the evidence around pheromonotherapy and whether it reduces stress in dogs in shelter environments. Read the full Knowledge Summary here.

Audio Summaries are a free resource that enables vets and vet nurses to access and digest relevant and up-to-date evidence quicker and easier! A time-saving way to make better and faster evidence-based decisions.

The power of a growth mindset: why certain habits of mind matter in clinical improvement - Bill Lucas

The power of a growth mindset: why certain habits of mind matter in clinical improvement - Bill Lucas

January 7, 2021

Bill Lucas, Director of the Centre for Real-World Learning and Professor of Learning at the University of Winchester, shares the habits of mind that can help to develop a culture of continuous improvement in health, education and other sectors - and how you can help cultivate those in yourself and your team.

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

This is a recording of a presentation sponsored by RCVS Knowledge at the SPVS-VMG Focus on Leadership and Management Virtual Summit on 1 December 2020. 

 

Leading positive change in practice - QI Champions (BVNA This is Us)

Leading positive change in practice - QI Champions (BVNA This is Us)

January 6, 2021

Getting the whole team on board is often harder than it seems. Amelia Poole, RVN and QI Project Officer at RCVS Knowledge, chats to QI Champions Helen Silver-MacMahon, RVN, and Kelly Tillett, EVN, about how to introduce new concepts and changes to your team in a way that will encourage uptake, and what to do if others in your team don’t share the same passion for change.

 

This podcast is taken from a session for BVNA's This Is Us online event, in October 2020.

For more free quality improvement resources visit: rcvsknowledge.org/quality-improvement

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Katie Smithers - Should we offer total hip replacement to our feline patients?

Katie Smithers - Should we offer total hip replacement to our feline patients?

December 16, 2020

Author Katie Smithers reviews whether, in cats with traumatic coxofemoral injury, total hip replacement (THR) offers an improved outcome when compared with femoral head and neck excision (FHNE) arthroplasty. Read the full Knowledge Summary here.

Audio Summaries are a free resource that enables vets and vet nurses to access and digest relevant and up-to-date evidence quicker and easier! A time-saving way to make better and faster evidence-based decisions.

How can we offer a cat friendly environment during COVID-19? COVID-19 Mythbuster, Nathalie

How can we offer a cat friendly environment during COVID-19? COVID-19 Mythbuster, Nathalie

December 16, 2020

Nathalie Dowgray, MRCVS and Head of the International Society of Feline Medicine, talks about how can we offer a cat-friendly environment while adhering to cleaning protocols during COVID-19.

 

Offering quick and concise answers to common questions regarding COVID-19 and the veterinary profession, helping you to manage enquiries, patients and your team: https://knowledge.rcvs.org.uk/covid-19

 

Read the transcript here.

How to embed systems thinking into practice - Richard Killen and Angela Rayner

How to embed systems thinking into practice - Richard Killen and Angela Rayner

December 15, 2020

Richard Killen, former Director of Clinical Services at CVS and Angela Rayner, Clinical Services Manager at CVS and current RCVS Knowledge Quality Improvement Advisor, discuss how to embed ‘systems thinking’ into a practice team, and what CVS have been doing to improve quality and safety. 

 

Read the full transcript here.

 

This session was recorded at SPVS VMG Congress, Newport in January 2020, as part of the Quality Improvement stream.

 

What advice should we give owners of ferrets during COVID-19? COVID-19 Mythbuster, Molly Varga Smith

What advice should we give owners of ferrets during COVID-19? COVID-19 Mythbuster, Molly Varga Smith

December 10, 2020
Molly Varga Smith, RCVS Recognised Specialist in Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, discusses what advice to give owners of ferrets during the COVID-19 pandemic. RCVS Knowledge webinar on COVID-19 Mythbusting.
 
Offering quick and concise answers to common questions regarding COVID-19 and the veterinary profession, helping you to manage enquiries, patients and your team: https://knowledge.rcvs.org.uk/covid-19/covid-19-mythbusting/ 
 
Mink and COVID-19: the Denmark Mutation, Molly Varga Smith, COVID-19 Mythbuster

Mink and COVID-19: the Denmark Mutation, Molly Varga Smith, COVID-19 Mythbuster

December 9, 2020

Molly Varga Smith, RCVS Recognised Specialist in Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, discusses the SARS-CoV-2 mutation in minks in Denmark. RCVS Knowledge webinar on COVID-19 Mythbusting. Offering quick and concise answers to common questions regarding COVID-19 and the veterinary profession, helping you to manage enquiries, patients and your team: https://knowledge.rcvs.org.uk/covid-19

 

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