American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

Session Code: PS402
Date and Time of Session: Thursday, October 26: 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Location: San Diego Convention Center - Room: 20A
Title: Ten Hot Topics in Surgical Patient Safety
Description: This session will highlight ten topics in patient safety which are impacted by evolving best practices and emerging technologies with a major focus on perioperative harm prevention and risk mitigation strategies. Topics include 'prehabilitation' for surgery, VTE prevention, eliminating healthcare-associated Infection, unintended retained items, failure-to-rescue and prevention of misidentification errors among others.
CME Credit Hours: 1.5
Webcast Package Available: Yes
Audio Package Available: Yes
General Surgery (GEN), Education / Outcomes & Safety (EDU), Trauma / Critical Care (TRA)
Credit to Address Regulatory Mandates:
Patient safety
Sponsored By:
Committee on Perioperative Care, Surgical Research Committee
Program Participants:
Douglas J. E. Schuerer, MD, FACS
John J. Moynihan, MD FACS
Speaker Electronic Medical Record (EMR): Friend or Foe?
Neal Chawla, MD FACEP
Speaker Safety Event Recreation:  What is Done after an Event?
Scott R. Lucas, PhD, PE
Speaker Role of Culture in Operating Room Safety: Experience from Re-Creation Trends
Scott R. Lucas, PhD, PE
Speaker EMR Clinical Pathways: Help or Hindrance to Safety
Neal Chawla, MD FACEP
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