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Carla Husband - An assessment of the impact of educational interventions on hand hygiene compliance

Carla Husband - An assessment of the impact of educational interventions on hand hygiene compliance

July 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.

 

 

COVID-19 Mythbuster: Will good weather decrease infection rates? Liam Brierley

COVID-19 Mythbuster: Will good weather decrease infection rates? Liam Brierley

July 28, 2020

Dr Liam Brierley, MRC Skills Development Fellow, University of Liverpool, discusses whether good weather will decrease the infection rates of COVID 19. 

 

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COVID-19 Mythbuster: Does ultraviolet light actually kill COVID-19? Alan Radford

COVID-19 Mythbuster: Does ultraviolet light actually kill COVID-19? Alan Radford

July 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.

 

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COVID-19 Mythbuster: What can we clean a patient with, and will this kill COVID-19? Pam Mosedale

COVID-19 Mythbuster: What can we clean a patient with, and will this kill COVID-19? Pam Mosedale

July 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. 

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

How to become a QI ambassador to improve clinical standards in your practice - Louise Northway

How to become a QI ambassador to improve clinical standards in your practice - Louise Northway

July 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

 

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COVID-19 mythbuster: What’s the difference between Feline Coronavirus and SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19)? Alan Radford

COVID-19 mythbuster: What’s the difference between Feline Coronavirus and SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19)? Alan Radford

July 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.

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

The Knowledge Sessions: Implementation Science - what can veterinary medicine learn from human medicine?

The Knowledge Sessions: Implementation Science - what can veterinary medicine learn from human medicine?

July 6, 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

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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.

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.