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Wednesday, May 25 • 14:30 - 15:30
Audits in cattle practice

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Audits can result in transformational change which can improve clinical practice, business organisation and farm management. Audits measure the value of key performance indicators (e.g. fertility indices) and the quality of processes (e.g. antibiotic selection) and identify the need for change. It is an ongoing cyclical procedure which ensures best current practices are used and outcomes optimised. It provides a mechanism for identifying learning needs and implementing evidence-based clinical and business practice. It is a powerful tool in population medicine and management. It is important to be able to assure clients and peers that the expertise and service offered is safe, effective and efficient. This paper describes how to perform an audit and why it is important in cattle practice

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Professor Peter Cockcroft

Peter Cockcroft is Professor in Ruminant Health at the School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, University of Adelaide. His current research interests include BVD and enhanced ELISA using colostrum samples. Teaching interests include: clinical diagnostics, evidence-based veterinary... Read More →


Wednesday May 25, 2016 14:30 - 15:30 ACST
Room L3 Adelaide Convention Centre