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Series 2: Episode 2: Carrying out audits

The Quality Improvement (QI) Boxset will allow you to learn about Quality Improvement with small bite-sized episodes of content. Just like streaming services, you can scroll and pick and choose what you want to watch or listen to. 

Episode 2 includes:

  • Putting together a plan for an audit.
  • Discussing how to perform an audit and engage the team.
  • Explaining what to do with the audit results.

  • Clinical audit CPD course

    Clinical audit CPD course

    CPD: 60 minutes

    This course will help you learn how you can improve quality by better understanding your practice and processes through clinical audit.


    Getting the team on board

    Getting the team on board

    CPD: 15 minutes

    Listen to Pam Mosedale as she speaks with Louise Northway RVN about performing clinical audits in practice. 


    Best practice in clinical audit

    Best practice in clinical audit

    CPD: 30 minutes

    This document by Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) sets out updated criteria for best practice in local clinical audit. 

    Clinical audit template

    Clinical audit template

    You can use this template to assist you in performing a clinical audit in your practice.

    Clinical audit walkthrough

    Clinical audit walkthrough

    A handy infographic that explains the process of performing a clinical audit. Ideal to print!

    Clinical audits- a veterinary nurses perspective

    Clinical audits- a veterinary nurses perspective

    CPD: 12 minutes

    Lou the Vet Nurse tells us why she finds clinical audits so useful, and how you can follow in her footsteps.

    Using clinical audit to tackle complications

    Using clinical audit to tackle complications

    CPD: 11 minutes

    Read how the implementation of clinical audit and checklists allowed one practice to investigate and improve their intravenous catheter complication rates.

    Going beyond audit

    Going beyond audit

    CPD: 25 minutes

    Listen to Pam Mosedale and Margaret Mary Devaney, Head of Patient Safety at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, talk about moving beyond auditing and embedding a system of continuous improvement.

    The importance of clinical audit

    The importance of clinical audit

    CPD: 30 minutes

    Pam Mosedale chats to Daniel Pang, an Associate Professor of Veterinary Anaesthesiology at the University of Calgary about his clinical audits in both small and large animals, covering subjects such as hypothermia management.