How to create a culture of safety in the OR — What the path to zero harm looks like in practice


Tuesday, October 20th, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CT

For patient safety experts and dedicated clinicians, achieving zero harm has been a top priority for years. And bit by bit, this one-time stretch goal is becoming more achievable. For this live discussion, join healthcare organization operating room leaders and a culture expert from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement for a discussion about the leadership values and change management tools necessary to transform ORs into high-reliability systems that actively pursue the goal of zero harm. Learning points: Introduction to high reliability organizations Leadership practices to create a culture of safety Common OR risks and hazards Discussion from industry experts about culture, change management and learning imperatives to systematically reduce the likelihood of harm in the OR.

Learning Objectives:

  • Introduction to High Reliability Organizations
  • Leadership domains to create a culture of safety
  • Common Operating Rooms risks and hazards
  • Discussion from industry experts about culture, change management, and learning imperatives to systematically reduce the likelihood of harm in the Operating Room

 

Presenter:

Jessica Perlo, Director of Joy in Work, Institute for Healthcare Improvement