The Emergency Manuals Implementation Collaborative (EMIC) fosters adoption and effective use of emergency manuals to enhance our patients’ safety. Our initial focus is perioperative care, while sharing our lessons with other fields of healthcare.
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American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Annual Meeting
October 24-28, 2015
San Diego, California
The following sessions will be dedicated to emergency manuals at this year's meeting:
Title: Safety Innovations for the L and D Unit: Creating a Vision for Leadership in Peripartum Medicine
Date/Time: Monday, Oct 26, 2015, 1:10 - 3:10 PM
Session Number: Panel PN 311
Session Track: OB
Title: Using Emergency Manuals in the OR: What is the Evidence and How to be Most Effective
Date/Time: Tuesday, Oct 27, 2015, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Session # Refresher Course 429
Title: Implementing Emergency Manuals - What's The Secret Sauce?
Date/Time: Tuesday, Oct 27, 2015, 3:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Session Number: Panel PN424