Patient Safety Highlights - Distracted Doctoring in the Operating Room: Absence of Evidence is Not Evidence of Absence is organized by American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) and will be held during Feb 27, 2017 - Feb 26, 2020.
The target audience for this medical event is Anesthesiologists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.
The panel will discuss the prevalence of policies regulating electronic device use in the operating room for non-patient care activities, summarize the evidence linking electronic distractions to patient safety in the operating room and explore the potential medicolegal consequences of allowing electronic distractions during provision of anaesthesia care.
Conference Objectives are:
• Identify prevailing attitudes and types of allowable provider activities in the operating room in U.S. academic anesthesiology departments.
• Summarize the evidence linking operating room distractions to patient safety during anaesthesia care.
• Recognize the potential medicolegal consequences of indulging in non-patient care activities during provision of anaesthesia care.
• Modify intraoperative behaviours and practices to minimize distractions and medicolegal liability related to distractions during provision of anaesthesia care.
Public Health, Anesthesiology