Barts and The London, School of Medicine and Dentistry

Understand issues of risk management and patient safety


This learning outcome is a primary level outcome.

Other Details

Including issues of:

a. Safe team working. 
b. Observation of safety checking procedures: such as anaesthetic checks, patient checks pre-theatre, in-theatre checks (‘Time Out’, WHO Safer Surgery Initiative) 
c. Blood transfusion checks. 
d. Infection control within theatre. Hand washing, sterile and clean techniques.


This learning outcome is taught in the following sessions: