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Infection control Part 3: infection prevention, and control policies and procedures in routine practice - Liz Branscombe and Pam Mosedale

Infection control Part 3: infection prevention, and control policies and procedures in routine practice - Liz Branscombe and Pam Mosedale

May 29, 2020

Part 3 in our series on infection control: infection prevention, and control policies and procedures in routine practice by:

  • Liz Branscombe DipAVN(Surgical) RVN: RCVS Knowledge Trustee and Training Manager, Davies Veterinary Specialists
  • Pam Mosedale: Chair of the RCVS Knowledge Quality Improvement Advisory Board, Lead Practice Standards Scheme Assessor (RCVS) and Bella Moss Clinical Advisor

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

CPD: 1 hour 15 mins

The Knowledge Sessions: Improvement not disapproval - quality improvement in veterinary regulation with Lizzie Lockett

The Knowledge Sessions: Improvement not disapproval - quality improvement in veterinary regulation with Lizzie Lockett

May 22, 2020

Lizzie Lockett, CEO of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, provides a personal take on quality improvement, why it's important for all people working in a practice to be alive to change, and RCVS initiatives that support the adoption of quality improvement.

Download the transcript and find free quality improvement resources on the RCVS Knowledge website.

The Knowledge Sessions is a series that brings together specialists from across the veterinary industry to examine the landscape, propose potential approaches to complex problems, and provide practical advice on a range of subjects.

CPD: 30 mins

Infection control Part 2: organisms of concern and modes of transmission - Tim Nuttall and Pam Mosedale

Infection control Part 2: organisms of concern and modes of transmission - Tim Nuttall and Pam Mosedale

May 19, 2020

Part 2 in our series on infection control: organisms of concern and modes of transmission by:

  • Dr Tim Nuttall: RCVS Knowledge Infection Control Advisor; Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh; and Bella Moss Clinical Advisor
  • Pam Mosedale: Chair of the RCVS Knowledge Quality Improvement Advisory Board, Lead Practice Standards Scheme Assessor (RCVS) and Bella Moss Clinical Advisor

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

Listen to Part 1: Infection control and biosecurity during COVID-19.

CPD: 1 hour

Getting started with clinical audit - Pam Mosedale and Charlotte Hartley

Getting started with clinical audit - Pam Mosedale and Charlotte Hartley

May 13, 2020

Pam Mosedale (Chair of RCVS Knowledge Quality Improvement Advisory Board and Acting Lead Assessor and Veterinary Advisor for the Practice Standards Group) and Charlotte Hartley (RVN and Practice Standards Advisor for North West) advise on getting started with clinical audit in practice, discussing topics, benefits and barriers.

This presentation was recorded at Ashbrook Equine Hospital during the RCVS Knowledge Equine Roadshow, kindly sponsored by the Horserace Betting Levy Board and accredited by the British Equine Veterinary Association.

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

CPD: 35 mins

Clinical guidelines in equine practice - Tim Mair

Clinical guidelines in equine practice - Tim Mair

May 8, 2020

Tim Mair, President of the British Equine Veterinary Association and Equine Veterinary Director of CVS, looks at the challenges and benefits of introducing clinical guidelines into equine practice. Real-life examples demonstrate how to create your own guidelines and monitor their effect in practice.

This session was recorded at Ashbrook Equine Hospital as part of the RCVS Knowledge Quality Improvement Equine Roadshow, kindly sponsored by the Horserace Betting Levy Board and accredited by the British Equine Veterinary Association.

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

CPD: 35 mins

Infection control and biosecurity during COVID-19: Pam Mosedale, Alan Radford, Tim Nuttall

Infection control and biosecurity during COVID-19: Pam Mosedale, Alan Radford, Tim Nuttall

May 7, 2020

Audio version of an RCVS Knowledge webinar providing an introduction to the evidence base on COVID-19 and the patient/client journey, featuring:

  • Pam Mosedale: Chair of the RCVS Knowledge Quality Improvement Advisory Board, Lead Practice Standards Scheme Assessor (RCVS) and Bella Moss Clinical Advisor
  • Alan Radford: RCVS Knowledge Quality Improvement Advisor and Professor in Veterinary Health Informatics at the University of Liverpool
  • Dr Tim Nuttall: RCVS Knowledge Infection Control Advisor and Bella Moss Clinical Advisor; Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh

Download the transcript from the RCVS Knowledge website. For more COVID-19 guidance, visit the RCVS Knowledge COVID-19 resources hub

CPD: 1 hour

The Knowledge Sessions: The clinical benefits of corporatisation - Rachel Dean and Ulrika Gronlund

The Knowledge Sessions: The clinical benefits of corporatisation - Rachel Dean and Ulrika Gronlund

May 5, 2020

Rachel Dean of VetPartners and Ulrika Gronlund of AniCura share views and experiences of the clinical benefits of corporatisation - capturing and sharing data and knowledge at scale, quality improvement approaches, benefits for the animal owner, and more.

Download the transcript from the RCVS Knowledge website.

This podcast is part of the Knowledge Sessions, a resource that brings together specialists from across the veterinary industry to examine the landscape, propose potential approaches to complex problems, and provide practical advice on a range of subjects.

CPD: 45 mins

Quality improvement in practice: expert panel session

Quality improvement in practice: expert panel session

May 1, 2020

Chaired by Dan Tipney, VetLed, the panel featuring Louise Northway, Wendover Heights Veterinary Centre; Alison Thomas, Blue Cross; Pam Mosedale, RCVS Knowledge Quality Improvement Advisory Board; and Richard Byrne, West Bar Hospital, discuss their experience of quality improvement in practice.

Areas of discussion include topics to start with, how to record, tips to engage your team, as well as the benefits and barriers they have experienced.

Download the full transcript from the RCVS Knowledge website.

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

 CPD: 75 minutes