The Use of Simulation to Inform the Adoption of a Safe-Surgery Checklist
Repository Posting Date2017-07-26T17:55:43Z
Author DetailsMaura E. Porricolo, DrNP, MPH - Learning Network, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, USA; Joanne Shaw, MSN - Network Performance, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, USA; Merona Hollingsworth - Montefiore Einstein Center for Innovation in Simulation (MECIS), Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationZeta Omega-at-Large
Other Title(s)Global Surgical Safety Concerns
Level of EvidenceN/A
In alignment with the World Health Organization’s Patient Safety Challenge: Safe Surgery Saves Lives, a frontline interprofessional team used simulation to design the implementation of its customized safe-surgery checklist. Attendees will identify key phases of the checklist, individual and team-based behavior changes required, and benefits of simulation.