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Infection control and biosecurity - disinfectant types presentation

30 May 2020 - 2556KB PDF
Presentation on infection control and biosecurity - disinfectant types by Sairead Wild RVN.

Infection control and biosecurity - disinfectant types transcript

30 May 2020 - 237KB PDF
Transcript of session on infection control and biosecurity focusing on disinfectant types delivered by Sairead Wild RVN.

FAQs Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in veterinary practice during the COVID-19 pandemic

29 May 2020 - 221KB PDF
This document supersedes the version authored on the 6/04/2020 and the update dated 17 May and takes into account latest government guidance including on the use of face coverings. A version with track changes is available upon request from info@rcvsknowledge.org.

This document sets out to answer the following frequently asked questions:

What are the key measures I can take to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission?
Should I wear a uniform?
When should I wear gloves?
What if the supply of gloves to veterinary practice becomes limited?
Do I need to wear a face mask as a routine in veterinary practice?
Do I need to use full PPE as routine?
What should I wear for offsite visits?
What PPE should I use when dealing with an animal from a suspected or confirmed COVID-19 positive household?
Should we wash or wipe down animals in the practice?
What should I wear to clean the practice?
How should I wash myself and my clothes?
What should I do if there is a shortage of PPE?
Other useful links

This document has been written by Dr Tim Nuttall BVSc BSc CertVD CBiol MRSB PhD MRCVS and Pam Mosedale BVetMed MRCVS. It is based on information gathered during the production of the RCVS Knowledge webinar, Part 1: Infection control and biosecurity during COVID-19, recorded on the 29th March 2020 (https://youtu.be/52tHcC-qjEI) and on information set out in the useful links.

Disclaimer
The information provided is for educational purposes and does not override the responsibility of the practitioner. Informed decisions should be made by considering such factors as the current evidence base, individual clinical expertise and judgement along with patients’ circumstances and owners’ values. While RCVS Knowledge believe that all content herein are in accord with current recommendations and practice at the time of publication, they accept no legal responsibility for any errors or omissions, and make no warranty, express or implied, with respect to material contained within.

Podcast transcript - Infection prevention, and control policies and procedures in routine practice by Liz Branscombe and Pam Mosedale

29 May 2020 - 284KB PDF
Transcript of Part 3 in the RCVS Knowledge Infection control series, focusing on infection prevention, and control policies and procedures in routine practice.

Presentation - Infection prevention, and control policies and procedures in routine practice

29 May 2020 - 1849KB PDF
Presentation accompanying RCVS Knowledge podcast by Liz Branscombe and Pam Mosedale on infection prevention, and control policies and procedures in routine practice.

Coronavirus search results

26 May 2020 - 969KB PDF
Coronavirus search results from CAB Abstracts

Guidelines Walkthrough

22 May 2020 - 168KB PDF
A handy infographic that explains the process of creating local practice guidelines. Ideal to print! (PDF Doc).

Podcast transcript - Lizzie Lockett on the role of quality improvement in veterinary regulation

22 May 2020 - 204KB PDF
Podcast transcript: Lizzie Lockett, CEO of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, discussing the role of quality improvement in veterinary regulation

Infection control podcast transcript

19 May 2020 - 164KB PDF
Transcript of a webinar delivered by Tim Nuttall and Pam Mosedale on infection control - organisms of concern and modes of transmission.

Part 2 Infection control webinar presentation

19 May 2020 - 1891KB PDF
Presentation used in Part 2 of the RCVS Knowledge infection control webinar series, on organisms of concern and modes of transport, delivered by Pam Mosedale and Tim Nuttall.
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