Audit Tool Safe Surgery Checklist Mobile App
Complete a safe surgery audit using your smartphone and the Audit Tool Safe Surgery Checklist mobile app.
How does it work?
The Objectives of the app are to: identify if the surgical safety checklist is completed appropriately and to identify if there were any incidents related to non-compliance with the national policy and procedure for safe surgery Use the app for a retrospective healthcare records audit. A retrospective audit of a random selection of patient charts identified from the theatre register. The sample should be small enough to allow for speedy data collection but large enough to be representative. A separate data collection form should be completed for each patient. This app should be identified using a respondent number rather than the patient’s Use the app for an observational audit of the checklist being utilized. An observational audit of the checklist being utilized by the operating team. Use the app for a review of incident report forms. A review of all incidents reported in relation to non-compliance with the national policy and procedure for safe surgery should be completed. Once you submit the app a PDF is created for reporting. The app cab be maid HIPAA compliant. Results should be shared with operating theatre manager and staff, clinical lead for surgery/obstetrics/dental as appropriate, hospital clinical governance committee. An action plan outlining the actions to be taken to address areas of non-compliance should be documented, with assigned responsibility and dates for completion. An annual report on compliance with the national policy and procedure for safe surgery should be written, including evidence from the audits and adverse incident reporting.