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.
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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November 19, 2020
Meghan Conroy, RVN discussed her case example, which looks at the prevalence of ear cytology performed before and after antibiotic treatment across her practices.
This case example was highly commended in the Knowledge Awards 2020.
The written case example can be read here and the transcript can be accessed here.
Please visit the RCVS Knowledge website for more free Quality Improvement resources.
August 20, 2020
Samantha Thompson, RVN and Post-Registration Programme Manager for the Linnaeus Group, discusses her post-operative hypothermia audit and how the team used the results to make changes within practice.
The case example was awarded Highly Commended in the Knowledge Awards 2020.
The written case example can be read here, and the transcript can be read here.
Visit the RCVS Knowledge website for more free quality improvement resources.
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
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
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.
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.