Tools and resources

With your help we have put together a collection of resources to support your application of quality improvement. 

If you want more in-depth guidance on the topics below, our new e-learning site is the place to go. Announced at Skills Day in a beta phase, onCOURSE will fully launch when we have implemented your feedback in early 2018.

Case Studies

word-iconSubmit your own case study
Submit your own QI case study and share it with the veterinary community. (Once downloaded, please 'save as' and reopen from saved location.)
pdf-icon007 Guidelines case study
Guideline - Suture materials in feline spays.

Checklists

word-icon009 Checklist - catheter care
An example of a checklist to use while providing catheter care.
word-icon030 Blood glucose curve admission checklist
An example of a checklist to use in practice when admitting patients for a blood glucose curve monitoring.
word-icon035 Checklist - surgical safety case study
A short case study detailing the implementation of a surgical safety checklist in practice.

General

pdf-icon037 Quality improvement glossary
A brief outline of terms commonly used when discussing quality improvement

Guidelines

pdf-icon003 Guidelines Walkthrough
This walkthrough will take you through the key stages involved in writing a practice guideline.
word-icon 001 Guidelines Template - clinical examination
This template will assist you in structuring a guideline for clinical examinations. (Once downloaded, please 'save as' and reopen from saved location.)
word-icon010 Guidelines Template - clinical recommendations
This template will assist you in structuring a guideline for clinical recommendations. (Once downloaded, please 'save as' and reopen from saved location.)
word-icon002 Guidelines Activity sheet
A cross between a walkthrough and a template this sheet has been designed to help you facilitate meetings and discussions as you develop your own practice guidelines. (Once downloaded, please 'save as' and reopen from saved location.)

Podcasts


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Significant Event Audit (SEA)

pdf-icon006 SEA Walkthrough
This walkthrough will take you through the key stages involved in preparing, holding a meeting and writing up a significant event.
word-icon004 SEA Report Template
This template will assist you in structuring your first significant event audit (SEA). (Once downloaded, please 'save as' and reopen from saved location.)
word-icon005 SEA Activity sheet
This activity sheet has been made to help you facilitate an SEA meeting and discussions. (Once downloaded, please 'save as' and reopen from saved location.)