Patient Safety Highlights 2016 - Distracted Doctoring in the Operating Room: Absence of Evidence is Not Evidence of Absence
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Patient Safety Highlights 2016 - Distracted Doctoring in the Operating Room: Absence of Evidence is Not Evidence of Absence

Patient Safety Highlights 2016 - Distracted Doctoring in the Operating Room: Absence of Evidence is Not Evidence of Absence

THIS IS AN ONLINE ACTIVITY. Hard copies are not available.

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 anesthesia care.

These patient safety activities help fulfill the patient safety CME requirement for Part 2 of the Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program® (MOCA) of The American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA). Please consult the ABA website, www.theABA.org, for a list of all MOCA requirements.

Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program® and MOCA® are registered certification marks of The American Board of Anesthesiology®.

CERTIFIED PROFESSIONALS IN PATIENT SAFETY (CPPS)
This activity meets the criteria of the Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety for 1.0 CPPS CE hours.

MOC Approval Statement

Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Maintenance of Certification (“MOC”) Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, this activity has met the requirements as an MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) and/or an MOC Part II Self-Assessment Activity for the following ABMS Member Boards: 

 

MOC Part II CME Activity
Ophthalmology
Orthopaedic Surgery
Thoracic Surgery
Urology

Note: If a Member Board has not deemed this activity for MOC approval as an accredited CME activity, this activity may count toward an ABMS Member Board’s general CME requirement (only). Please refer directly to your Member Board’s MOC Part II Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment Program Requirements.

Activity Release Date:
02/27/2017

Activity Expiration Date:
02/26/2020

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Learning Objectives: After completing this activity, the learner will be able to:

1. Identify prevailing attitudes and types of allowable provider activities in the operating room in U.S. academic anesthesiology departments; 
2. Summarize the evidence linking operating room distractions to...

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