Date : 25th February 2019
Venue: Zachariah Mar Dionysius Auditorium, The Madras Medical Mission
Time : 08.00 to 13.00 hrs

The Surgical Leadership Program at ASCVTS will introduce participants to contemporary concepts of leadership and management. Participants will learn about all areas influencing surgical leadership, including communication, mentoring, process and quality improvement, change management, financial management, and surgical research and technique.

This interactive workshop will consist of short lectures followed by participants working in small groups using exercises on the development of individual skills and competencies around learning different ways to measure and understand harm and risk and apply harm and risk reduction strategies in the perioperative care continuum, drawing lessons from leading organizations and from the exchange among participants.

Taking a fresh look at these tools, we will examine practical ways to make them effective and improvement-­‐focused by practicing skills in a range of core safety tools and focusing on turning learning into improvement as an effective way to prevent harm in anesthesia. Approaches will include improvement interventions, strategies for culture change, necessary infrastructure, monitoring, and the synergies among these elements. Participants will leave with tools strategies and a plan to improve perioperative care in their OR’s and organizations.

Objectives: The learner will be able to