This page contains educational resources that are related to the topic of Perioperative Medicine.
This toolkit was created to support the implementation of interventions designed to reduce unnecessary visits and decrease unnecessary investigations in pre-operative clinics. It can be used by physician groups and organisations that provide pre-operative assessments in order to optimise the process.
By using the interventions described in this toolkit North York General Hospital has been able to lower its pre-operative clinical lab testing by 38%, sustained since February 2015.
Visit Choosing Wisely Canada to download the toolkit and find more information and resources.
CPOC is a new cross-organisational, multidisciplinary initiative led by the Royal College of Anaesthetists to facilitate cross-organisational working on perioperative care for patient benefit.
CPOC is a partnership between patients and the public, other professional stakeholders including Medical Royal Colleges, NHS England and the equivalent bodies responsible for healthcare in the other UK devolved nations.
Visit the Centre for Perioperative Care website: https://cpoc.org.uk/
Join their mailing list: https://cpoc.org.uk/get-involved/join-our-mailing-list
Follow them on Twitter: @CPOC_News
Perioperative Interactive Education tools range from online patient simulations to three-dimensional anatomical visualizations. Created by the Toronto General Hospital Department of Anesthesia, PIE covers topics such as TEE and fluid management.
The Government of Western Australia Department of Health have created a number of resources to support discussions around Advance CPR decision-making in the hospital setting. These resources are available at this link.
The Advance CPR decision-making in the hospital setting teaching package has been developed by a team of Australian clinicians and aims to help doctors and medical students to address one of the most sensitive issues in healthcare – having conversations with patients and families about the expected benefits and potential harms of performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
The package aims to:
For further information or to provide feedback please email the WA Cancer & Palliative Care Network palliative care team at Palliativecare.CPCN@health.wa.gov.au
The Government of Western Australia: Department of Health provides facilitator and learning support resources, including Powerpoint slides and workshop handouts, aim to optimise the learning experience, to access these resources proceed to the Advance CPR decision making in the hospital setting: Teaching package webpage.
The Advance CPR decision-making in the hospital setting teaching resource has been reproduced with permission from the WA Cancer and Palliative Care Network, the Government of Western Australia, Department of Health 2015.
Department of Health, Western Australia. Advance CPR decision-making in the hospital setting Teaching Resource: WA Cancer and Palliative Care Network, Department of Health, Western Australia 2015.
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