Agenda

Explore the International Forum on Perioperative Safety and Quality

Start the meeting by hearing David Birnbach who will deliver a thought-provoking keynote where he will share his expertise on infection prevention and how physician anesthesiologists play a role. 

Meeting Agenda October 18, 2019 | Orlando (updated July 10, 2019)
Jointly provided by the American Society of Anesthesiologists and the European Society of Anesthesiology
Time Program
7 – 7:45 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Registration
 7:45 – 8:45 a.m.
Introductions & Plenary Lecture:
Infection Prevention. Does the Anesthesiologist Need to Play a Role?

David Birnbach (USA)
8:45 – 9:45 a.m.

Panel:
Teaching and Learning About Patient Safety

Teaching Patient Safety to Medical Students – the Quest for a Curriculum.
Johannes Wacker (Switzerland)
Teaching Residents and Colleagues.
Rafael Ortega (USA)
The Challenge of Teaching Teams.
Alexander Arriaga (USA)

9:45 – 10:15 Break
 10:15 – 11:45 a.m.
Breakout 1:
Integrating Clinical Advancements and Safety Strategies to Improve Postoperative Pain Management

Rita Katznelson (Canada)
Johannes Wacker (Switzerland)
  Breakout 2:
Medical Devices and Patient Safety

Understanding Device Ergonomics for Patient Safety
The Safety Challenges in Dealing with Increasing Levels of Automation

Stephen Rice (USA)
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Lunch
12:45 – 1:45 p.m. Panel:
Patient Safety Threats in Our Working Environment

Distractions and Noise – are they a Safety threat?

Matt Weinger (USA)
Production Pressure is a Safety Challenge.
Sonya Pease (USA)
 2 – 3:30 p.m.
Panel:
Practical Challenges in Safety and Quality
Implementing Safety and Quality Reporting Systems That Work


The Challenges in High-Resourced Settings.
Daniel Arnal (Spain)
The Challenges in Low-Resourced Settings.
Pedro Ibarra (Colombia)

The Economic Justification for Institutional Investment in Safety and Quality

The Case for Safety.
Aline Chibana (Brazil)
The Case for Quality.
Guy Haller (Switzerland)
3:30 – 4 p.m. Break
4 – 5 p.m. Panel:
Failure to Rescue – Our Next Big Challenge?

Mark Warner,
Della Lin,
Jeffrey Cooper (APSF/USA)
5 – 6 p.m. Reception
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