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: - Room:
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
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