Surgery Grand Rounds - April 23, 8am

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Surgery Grand Rounds - April 23, 8am

Surgery Grand Rounds

8:00 - 9:00am

     April 23, 2014 

 

This session will be held in Jordan Hall Auditorium 

"LEAN Approach to OR Efficiency: Seconds, Minutes and People Matter"

Cima 

Robert R. Cima, MD

Division of Colorectal Surgery

Mayo Clinoc - Rochester, MN 

   

OBJECTIVES:

  1. Understand the utility and limitations of LEAN and Six Sigma methodology to surgical process improvement
  2. Describe the usefulness of a detailed value stream map (VSM) in directing interventions
  3. Understand the key role of employee engagement to the success of major change in an OR environment

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The University of Virginia School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.   

The University of Virginia School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.     

The University of Virginia School of Medicine awards one hour of participation to each non-faculty physician and non-physician participants who successfully complete this educational activity.  The University of Virginia School of Medicine maintains a record of participants who have been awarded hours of participation.  CME transcripts may be obtained a www.cmevillage.com (click onto “transcripts” and follow instructions).                                                                                                                                   (2014)