The Implementation Guide discusses the importance of using the safe surgery checklist as a teamwork and communication tool to improve patient safety. It takes users step by step through the five elements listed below and associated tools to help you understand how to execute technical and cultural interventions surrounding the safe surgery checklist:
- The Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program.
- Surgical Safety Checklist.
- Infection Prevention.
- Planning for Sustainability.
Once you're ready to implement a program to improve safety culture and reduce infections and other complications, use these hands-on resources to train and guide your ambulatory surgery center team.