Checklists for the Anesthetic Care of COVID-19 Patients

Learn how the Royal North Shore Hospital anesthetists rapidly developed and deployed cognitive aids for the anesthetic care of COVID19 patients.

Please join Dr. Alex Hannenberg as he hosts Dr. Jessie Maulder, Dr. Daniel Zeloof, and Dr. Ben Olesnicky — Department of Anesthesia, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia.

Please review the ASCAR COVID-19 resources at www.rnsascar.com.

Debriefing After Perioperative Crises: Closing the Gap Between Principle and Reality.

Alexander Hannenberg, MD, and Alexander Arriaga, MD, MPH, ScD, discuss the topic of critical event debriefing, including recent innovative research on debriefing after real critical events.

Drs. Sara Goldhaber-Fiebert and Paul Preston shared their experience and expertise in conducting training and drills around the use of emergency checklists.

A panel of experts from across the globe who have taken on the challenge of spreading emergency checklists to their environments by adaptation, innovation, translation and beyond.

Our panel included:

Peter S. Bernstein, MD, MPH
Director, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine
Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women’s Health
Albert Einstein College of Medicine / Montefiore Medical Center

John Smithells
Specialist Anaesthetist
Department of Anaesthesia
Waikato Hospital, NZ

Jeffrey Huang, MD
Professor of Anesthesiology
UCF College of Medicine
Orlando, FL

Shaughn Maxwell
Deputy Chief – EMS / Community Paramedicine
South County Fire
Everett, WA

Alexander Hannenberg, MD, and Sara Goldhaber-Fiebert, MD, discussed the work of the Emergency Manuals Implementation Collaborative and how its implementation has scaled across different health care systems.