International Forum on Perioperative Safety and Quality
Available September 17, 2020 | On Demand
Sponsored by the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation, the European Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, and World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists
Take your commitment to patient safety further when you attend the virtual, on demand International Forum on Perioperative Safety and Quality panel, Health Worker Safety: A Priority for Patient Safety. Hear from worldwide subject-matter experts to learn about the latest issues in patient and health care provider safety during COVID-19.
Instructions on How to Receive Credit
In order to receive credit or obtain a certificate, participants must self-enroll into the course on the ASA LMS, please visit https://education.asahq.org/totara/course/view.php?id=3796.
Adrian Gelb, MBChB, FRCPC (ASA, WFSA) and Benedikt Preckel, MD (ESAIC)
Richard Urman, MD, MBA, FASA (ASA)
Supporting Healthcare Workers
The Emotional Challenge of Frequent Patient-Colleague Deaths in the COVID-19 period
Kathleen Ferguson, DA, FRCA, MCBhB (UK)
Albert W. Wu, MD, MPH (USA)
Panel 1: Safety & Well-Being of the Healthcare Provider during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Benedikt Preckel, MD
Stuart Brooker, MD, RCPSC, FRCPC
Ethical Issues in Healthcare Worker Safety – How Much Should You Endanger Yourself to Save a Patient
Daniela Filipescu, MD
Healthcare Worker Resilience
Sven Staender, MD, PD
Resourcefulness: A Road to Survival
Erlinda Oracion, MD, MBA-H
Human Performance when Wearing PPE
Keith Ruskin, MD, FASA
Panel 2: Leadership in a Time of Crisis
Adrian Gelb, MBChB, FRCRC
Liaising with Government Agencies
Mary Dale Peterson, MD, MSCHA, FACHE, FASA
Liaising with Equipment Providers
Prof. Marcelo Gama de Abreu
Encouraging Healthcare Workers Around the World
Jannicke Mellin-Olsen, MD
Creating Guidelines Quickly During a Crisis
Mark Warner, MD
Panel 3: Safety & Quality Data to Prepare for the Next Pandemic
Fauzia Khan, MBBS, LRCP, MRCS, FRCA, FCPS
Safety & Quality Data to Prepare for the Next Pandemic: Colombia, South America
Pedro Ibarra, MD, MSc
Safety & Quality Data to Prepare for the Next Pandemic: Spain, Europe
Daniel Arnal, MD (ESAIC)
Safety & Quality Data to Prepare for the Next Pandemic: South Africa, Africa
Prof. Bruce Biccard
ACCME Accreditation and Designation Statements
The American Society of Anesthesiologists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Society of Anesthesiologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
European Union of Medical Specialists
The European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) and the American Medical Association (AMA) signed an agreement of mutual recognition of CME credits between Europe and the USA whereby:
- European physicians attending an event in the USA had their credits recognized in Europe.
- American physicians attending an event in Europe had their credits recognized in the USA.
The American Society of Anesthesiologists designates this educational activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for the World Patient Safety Day Program. These credits can be converted by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) into European CME credits (ECMEC’s) and into National Credits by the European National Authorities.
Statement of Need
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the well-being of the both the healthcare provider and the patient. This three-hour webinar is designed to address these patient safety issues during COVID-19 using an expert international faculty. Attendees will learn about the latest issues in patient and healthcare provider safety including burnout, leadership in a crisis, coping with lack of equipment, challenges in safety and quality during COVID-19 and collection of COVID-19 related quality and safety data.
Anesthesiologists, residents, medical students, and other anesthesia providers from all over the world and other clinicians who are interested in perioperative medicine.
At the end of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Identify pathways to improve outcomes for patients and communities.
- Assess opportunities for research into quality and safety improvement.
- Translate international concerns on quality and safety of care into effective action.
- Evaluate methods to foster effective innovation in quality improvement and patient safety.
The content of this activity is not related to products or services of an ACCME-defined commercial interest; therefore no one in control of content has a relevant financial relationship to disclose and there is no potential for conflicts of interest.
The American Society of Anesthesiologists, the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation, the European Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, and World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists remains strongly committed to providing the best available evidence-based clinical information to participants of this educational activity and requires an open disclosure of any potential conflict of interest identified by our faculty members. It is not the intent of the American Society of Anesthesiologists to eliminate all situations of potential conflict of interest, but rather to enable those who are working with the American Society of Anesthesiologists to recognize situations that may be subject to question by others. All disclosed conflicts of interest are reviewed by the educational activity course director/chair to ensure that such situations are properly evaluated and, if necessary, resolved. The American Society of Anesthesiologists educational standards pertaining to conflict of interest are intended to maintain the professional autonomy of the clinical experts inherent in promoting a balanced presentation of science. Through our review process, all American Society of Anesthesiologists accredited activities are ensured of independent, objective, scientifically balanced presentations of information. Disclosure of any or no relationships will be made available for all educational activities.