Vizient PSO 2022 Topical Safety Series - Preventing wrong side/site, wrong patient, and wrong procedure surgery

March 30, 2022

Perioperative experts will discuss how the use of cameras in the OR and high-performance checklists can improve adherence to the time out process and improve surgical safety.

Target Audience





Learning Objectives

1.    Describe findings on wrong side/site, procedure, patient, and implant events submitted to Vizient PSO.
2.    Discuss the use of video recording to monitor and coach the surgical team on improving timeout compliance and safe practices that result in optimal outcomes.
3.    Discuss the structure of peer coaching for surgeons and the current evidence for leveraging it as a mechanism for promoting provider development and safety culture.
4.    Describe key resources for promoting, implementing, and monitoring a surgical coaching program within their own institution.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.20 CBRN
  • 1.00 General CE - Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
03/30/2022 - 1:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
03/30/2022 - 2:00pm CDT
Live via webinar
United States

Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and presenters have nothing to disclose.

Planning committee members

Ellen Flynn, RN, MBA, JD, CPPS
AVP, PSO Program

Tammy Williams, MSN, RN, CPPS
Program Director

Kathryn Merkeley, MHSA, RN, PMP, CPPS
Program Director

Jay Prystowski, MD, MBA

James Lichauer, Pharm.D., BCPS, FASHP
PI Program Director Pharmacy


Tammy Williams, RN, MSN, CPPS
Program Director
Vizient Inc.

Tammy King-Jones, PhD, RN, NE-BC
Chief Perioperative Services Officer, Associate Chief Nursing Officer
University of Arkansas for Medical Services

Robert (Trey) Sinyard, MD, MBA
Surgical Resident, Massachusetts General Hospital, Post-doctoral Researcher, Ariadne Labs
Massachusetts General Hospital

Joint Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, Vizient, Inc. is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Designation Statements:

This activity is designated for 1.00 contact hours.

Vizient, Inc. is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP12580, for 1.20 contact hours.

Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 ACPE credit hours. 
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-22-132-L05-P

Vizient, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Vizient, Inc. will award CEUs to each participant who successfully completes this program. The CEU is a nationally recognized unit of measure for continuing education and training programs that meet certain criteria (1 contact hour = 0.1 CEU).

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.20 CBRN
  • 1.00 General CE - Attendance
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