2 - Critical Preparation:
Before you start spreading the checklist in your operating rooms it is essential to prepare for this project and to think about issues that you might face when you start doing this work. The following materials will walk you through building a checklist implementation team to lead this project, assessing current safety practices in your operating rooms, measuring checklist impact, the checklist as a documentation tool, malpractice concerns, and engaging executive leadership in this work.
Building an Implementation Team
This 8-minute video discusses the first and one of the most important steps when starting to do this work. This clip also discusses how to identify clinical champions.
We’re Already Doing All of This
This 2-minute clip discusses one of the most common objections to using the checklist.
Checklist as a Documentation Tool
This 4-minute clip discusses whether the checklist should be used as a documentation tool and included in the medical record.
Understanding Checklist Impact and Measurement
This 8-minute clip discusses the best ways to measure the impact of the checklist. This clip also discusses barriers to measuring the checklist in your hospital.
Malpractice Issues Related to Checklist
This 5-minute clip discusses frequently asked questions about checklist use and malpractice issues.
What the Checklist Is and Isn’t
This 3-minute clip provides a brief overview of how to properly use the checklist.
Please follow the links below to find videos and materials for all categories of the Best of the Call Series.