Series 4: Episode 2: Reviewing the evidence and writing your guidelines

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. 

This episode:

  • Discusses where and how to find the evidence-base for guidelines.
  • Summarises how to develop your practice guidelines.
  • Links back to Clinical Audit to assess and review guidelines.

How to find the evidence you need to develop a practice guideline

How to find the evidence you need to develop a practice guideline

CPD: 36 minutes

In this webinar, Pam Mosedale, RCVS Knowledge QI Clinical Lead, chats to Sally Everitt, RCVS Knowledge inFOCUS Clinical Support Lead, about how to critically appraise and adapt the evidence you need to develop your practice guidelines, including tips a plenty on where to find the evidence and what to look for.   

Setting up and running journal clubs in practice

Setting up and running journal clubs in practice

CPD: 14 minutes

Journal clubs can provide a framework for you to explore the latest research, help you structure your guideline, and apply what you have learned in clinical practice.

Published guidelines

Published guidelines

This list of published guidelines can be used to signpost you to clinical guidelines that may be of use. These guidelines are available online and have been selected because they have been created by experts in the relevant field and are based on published evidence.

Guideline walkthrough

Guideline walkthrough

CPD: 2 minutes

This handy infographic explains the process of structuring practice guidelines. Ideal to print!

Guideline template

Guideline template

You can use this template to help you structure guidelines for your practice.

Example of how to find the evidence for your practice using the guideline template: Feline hypertension

Example of how to find the evidence for your practice using the guideline template: Feline hypertension

CPD: 6 minutes

This example template, based on feline hypertension, will show you how to use the evidence to help you create your own practice guidelines.

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