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Classes & Events

West Penn Hospital Maternity Unit Tour
Thursday, April 17th, 2014
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bariatric Surgery Informational Sessions
Monday, April 21st, 2014
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bariatric Surgery Informational Sessions
Monday, April 21st, 2014
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bariatric Surgery Informational Sessions @ WPH
Monday, April 21st, 2014
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
West Penn Hospital Baby Care 2 Wk. Series
Monday, April 21st, 2014
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Education

Surgical Fire Competency

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This course is designed to teach employees proper policy-aligned responses to fires that erupt in the operating room (OR). Staff members will learn how to appropriately react to four types of OR fires; airway, surgical drape, trash can, and a fire in an adjacent operating room. Participants will take a pretest, navigate through a PowerPoint presentation, watch four hybrid simulation scenario videos and then take a posttest. All of these course materials reflect the ideas of Crew Resource Management (CRM) which is a teaching method that focuses on achieving effective teamwork. This training technique teaches team members competencies that are essential for team coordination and skill integration through the use of role playing (Kozlowski & Ilgen, 2006). Such competencies include mutual performance monitoring, backup behavior, feedback communication, and interpersonal relations.  

Learning Objectives

  • Understand and be able to demonstrate the necessary actions to take when responding to various types of OR fires
  • Understand other team members’ roles in responding to OR fires

Expected Outcomes

  • Respond appropriately to the 4 types of OR fires

Audience

  • All WPAHS staff who work in the operating room

Reference

Kozlowski, S.W.J. & Ilgen, D.R. (2006). Enhancing the effectiveness of work groups and teams.
Psychological Science in the Public Interest, 7(3), 77-124.

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