January 21st Meeting Materials and Additional Resources
Please click here for the January 21st in Person Meeting agenda.
Displaying Your Checklist and Checklist
Unique Ways to Display a Checklist
There are several ways you can display the checklist in your OR's. Click here to see some unique ways hospitals in South Carolina are displaying their checklist.
Checklist Design Tips
Whether you are creating your checklist for the first time or modifying your existing checklist there are a few design elements to keep in mind to make sure it is easy to read and easy to navigate. Click here for helpful tips.
This PowerPoint presentation reviews what we discussed at the meeting as well as the background of the Safe Surgery 2015 initiative. Click here to access this presentation.
Coaching in the OR PowerPoint
At the meeting we talked about coaching in the OR and giving feedback using the three-part question technique. Click here to access this coaching PowerPoint presentation.
Three-Part Question Handout
Learn how to give feedback using the three-part question technique. Click here for the handout we used at the meeting to practice putting your feedback into a three-part question.
Practicing coaching with a colleague can be helpful before you coach in your OR's. Click here two scripts that we have put together to practice coaching an OR team or an individual.
Click here for additional coaching resources
Additional Engagement Resources
At the meeting we talked about engaging all surgical team members. Here are some additional resources that may be helpful when thinking about engaging colleagues in your facility.
Engaging Surgical Team Members
Click here for an 18-minute clip that provides an overview of the importance of engaging everybody that will be touched by this project. This is one of the most important things that you can do to make the checklist successful in your operating rooms.
How to Engage Everybody with a One-on-One Conversation
Click here for a 2-minute clip that talks about how to operationalize one-on-one conversations.
Engaging Your Colleagues by Holding or Repurposing Meetings
Click here for a 9-minute clip that discusses the importance of talking about the checklist at large meetings and provides tips on how to best present the checklist.
Presentation for Surgeons
Click here for an 11-minute presentation that is a demonstration of how to present the checklist to surgeons. We recommend everybody watch this clip before talking to surgeons about this project.