The free lectures are hosted by the Center for Evidence-based Veterinary Medicine (CEVM) at the University of Nottingham and are part of the 10th anniversary of the CEVM.
It was opened to highlight the importance of high quality research focusing on the right questions that are relevant to practitioners and to assist veterinarians in applying an evidence-based approach to veterinary care.
Since then, the CEVM has carried out numerous high-impact projects spanning various types and disciplines, working closely with a variety of stakeholders and staff. On this occasion, a 10-year report is published that summarizes the work.
The two sessions will illustrate the close link between veterinary practice and veterinary research, with Dr. Rachel Dean and the VetPartners team together with Dr. Marnie Brennan from the CEVM will hold the meetings. The online events will take place on Monday, December 13th and Thursday, December 16th.
Brennan, co-founder and current director of the CEVM, said the 10th anniversary is a great time to “reflect broadly on where we are in the veterinary profession with evidence-based veterinary medicine”.
“Using this approach, there have been some significant achievements by individuals and groups around the world, not only in the clinical setting but also in veterinary research,” said Brennan.
“With the publication of the Evidence Manifesto in the Vet Record last year, it seems to be the right time to reflect on the way the profession has gone so far and how this could shape the future. I am delighted that Rachel Dean and her team from VetPartners are present at this event. “
Dean co-founded CEVM before joining VetPartners as Director of Clinical Research and Excellence in Practice. She said bridging the gap between academic research and veterinary practice is vital to ensure that the lessons learned are useful for decision-makers and can have an impact on care.
“It is important that both groups work together to enable evidence-based practice so that we can advance care and improve outcomes for ourselves, our clients and the animals we treat.”
“RRegistration for the evidence sessions, on December 13th and 16th at 7.30 p.m. (GMT)