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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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Watch the webinar.

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.

 

Knowledge Awards 2020: Discussion with Meghan Conroy about her aural cytology audit

Knowledge Awards 2020: Discussion with Meghan Conroy about her aural cytology audit

November 19, 2020

Amelia Poole, RVN and RCVS Knowledge Project Officer, chats to Meghan Conroy about her aural cytology audit, including the original idea, trials and successes, and how her audit has changed the way they practise.

The transcript of this discussion can be read here and the aural cytology audit can be read here.

Please visit the RCVS Knowledge website for more free Quality Improvement resources. 

Knowledge Awards 2020: Auditing aural cytology, Meghan Conroy

Knowledge Awards 2020: Auditing aural cytology, Meghan Conroy

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. 

How and when to wear a face covering (part three) COVID-19 Mythbuster - David Singleton

How and when to wear a face covering (part three) COVID-19 Mythbuster - David Singleton

October 22, 2020

David Singleton BVSc MSc PhD MRCVS, Epidemiologist University of Liverpool, discusses the evidence behind the use of face coverings. This is the audio from a webinar, which can be viewed at: https://youtu.be/0syiYDtW22g

 

Download the transcript here.

 

You can find more COVID-19 mythbusting videos and resources on our website: http://www.rcvsknowledge.org/covid-19

 

UK Government's guidance on COVID-19: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus 

Face coverings link: http://bit.ly/3igaw29

PPE link: http://bit.ly/2SldNmi 

What evidence supports the use of face coverings? (part two) COVID-19 Mythbuster - David Singleton

What evidence supports the use of face coverings? (part two) COVID-19 Mythbuster - David Singleton

October 14, 2020

David Singleton BVSc MSc PhD MRCVS, Epidemiologist University of Liverpool, discusses the evidence behind the use of face coverings. This is the audio from a webinar, which can be viewed at: https://youtu.be/ai5PzPNTIsM 

 

Download the transcript here.

 

You can find more COVID-19 mythbusting videos and resources on our website: http://www.rcvsknowledge.org/covid-19

 

Government guidance on coronavirus can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus 

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