RCVS Knowledge - Evidence-based Veterinary Medicine

2020-07

Episodes

Friday Jul 31, 2020

In this Audio Summary, Carla discusses the evidence on educational interventions for hand hygiene. This is the winning Knowledge Summary of the Veterinary Evidence Student Awards 2020. 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.   Access transcript here.   

Tuesday Jul 28, 2020

Dr Liam Brierley, MRC Skills Development Fellow, University of Liverpool, discusses whether good weather will decrease the infection rates of COVID 19.    Download the transcript.   For more free COVID-19 resources for veterinary professionals, visit: rcvsknowledge.org/covid-19    

Wednesday Jul 22, 2020

Alan Radford, Professor in Veterinary Health Informatics at the University of Liverpool and RCVS Knowledge Quality Improvement Advisor, discusses whether ultraviolet light can actually kill COVID-19.   Download the presentation and transcript.   For more free COVID-19 resources for veterinary professionals, visit: rcvsknowledge.org/covid-19

Friday Jul 17, 2020

Pam Mosedale, BVetMed, MRCVS and Chair of the Quality Improvement Advisory Board, discusses what patients can be cleaned with, and whether this could kill COVID-19.  Download the presentation and transcript. For more free COVID-19 resources for veterinary professionals, visit: rcvsknowledge.org/covid-19

Tuesday Jul 14, 2020

Getting started with quality improvement in practice can be daunting if you don't know where to start, and continuous quality improvement can often seem overwhelming. In this webinar produced for BSAVA 2020, Louise Northway, RVN, discusses why quality improvement is a staple in practice, how to get started with clinical audit and what your results might indicate for patient care.     Based on practical examples, including Lou's award-winning small animal neutering audit, find out how to use evidence to improve standards of care, and how QI can help promote a just culture.   - Louise Northway VNCertECC NCert(Anaesth) RVN   Download the transcript and presentation from the RCVS Knowledge website. Visit the RCVS Knowledge website for more free quality improvement resources.     

Friday Jul 10, 2020

Alan Radford, Professor in Veterinary Health Informatics at the University of Liverpool and RCVS Knowledge Quality Improvement Advisor, discusses the difference between Feline Coronavirus and SARS-CoV-2. Download the presentation and transcript. For more free COVID-19 resources for veterinary professionals, visit: rcvsknowledge.org/covid-19

Monday Jul 06, 2020

How can we express evidence in a way that means people will engage with it and understand it? How do team dynamics and individual context influence whether evidence is used appropriately and fully? What can we learn from the experience in human medicine? These questions and more are explored in this roundtable discussion featuring: Trish Greenhalgh, Professor of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford Dr Zoe Belshaw, internal medicine specialist, Centre for Evidence-Based Veterinary Medicine at the University of Nottingham/PDSA Dr Louise Buckley, RVN and Lecturer, University of Edinburgh/Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies Laura Playforth, Veterinary Surgeon, Vice-Chair of RCVS Knowledge Quality Improvement Advisory Board and Professional Standards Director at Vets Now Adewole Adekola and Imogen Schofield: Veterinary Surgeons and PhD students at the Royal Veterinary College Download the transcript from the RCVS Knowledge website. The Knowledge Sessions bring together specialists from across the industry to examine the landscape, propose potential approaches to complex problems, and provide practical advice on a range of subjects.

Friday Jul 03, 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. Download the transcript. For more free COVID-19 resources for veterinary professionals, visit rcvsknowledge.org/covid-19.

Wednesday Jul 01, 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. Download the transcript. For more free COVID-19 resources for veterinary professionals, visit rcvsknowledge.org/covid-19.

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