Safe OR Course
A multi-disciplinary and highly interactive course on the essentials of safe surgical care, emphasizing the importance of human factors and non-technical skills in surgery
Safe OR is a two-day, multi-disciplinary and highly interactive course co-developed by Lifebox with five partners. It aims to provide refresher training for surgeons, obstetricians, anesthesia providers, and OR nurses in the essentials of safe surgical care, emphasizing the importance of human factors and non-technical skills in surgery, and the general principles underlying the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist. The course includes sessions on teamwork and communication, surgical site infection reduction, anesthesia and surgical emergencies, enhanced recovery, and postoperative care.
If you would like to host a Lifebox workshop and access the teaching materials please get in touch with us at [email protected].
This course was co-developed by Lifebox, the Royal College of Surgeons, the Association of Anaesthetists, the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists, and the Association for Perioperative Practice.