The Surgical Checklist: 10 Years Later


October 23, 2019 7:15 am
Victoria Hospital, Room E7-002

Dr. Alan Merry
Professor and Head of The School of Medicine
Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences
University of Auckland, NZ


At the end of these rounds, the participant will:
1) Be able to explain the principles underlying the design of the WHO Surgical Checklist (the Checklist)
2) Understand the role of the Checklist in promoting teamwork and communication in the operating room
3) Be able to outline the key elements of a successful long term implementation of the Checklist in a tertiary hospital in New Zealand

This event is an accredited group learning activity (Category 1 credit – 1 hour) as defined by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Maintenance Certification Program