Berry: Use natural breaks in workflow (pause point…

Berry: Use natural breaks in workflow (pause points). Use simple sentence structure & basic language. Have title reflect objectives #FOAMed

Berry: create #checklists with reps from every dis…

Berry: create #checklists with reps from every discipline that will be touched by it #FOAMed

Berry: make #Checklist Do you have clear concise o…

Berry: make #Checklist Do you have clear concise objectives? Is every item important? not covered in other ways? at a good time? #FOAMed

Berry: signed consent for wrong side surgery on hi…

Berry: signed consent for wrong side surgery on himself (caught by family) when he was a pt. is any link as strong as we think? #FOAMed

Berry: Must link debrief to corrective action. If…

Berry: Must link debrief to corrective action. If issues raised result in change, they’ll debrief every time. #FOAMed

Berry: permission slip – “Does anybody have any co…

Berry: permission slip – “Does anybody have any concerns? if you see something that concerns you during this case, please speak up” #FOAMed

Berry: asking ppl around you to check off gives th…

Berry: asking ppl around you to check off gives them a voice. then they can say something when they see you screw up! #FOAMed

Berry: teamwork vs process. “dumb checks” like che…

Berry: teamwork vs process. “dumb checks” like checking site, name, allergies = process checks. sharing plan w team = teamwork check #FOAMed

Berry contributed to WHO surgical safety checklist…

Berry contributed to WHO surgical safety checklist. Simple but not easy. Hundreds of ppl thought worth it who.int/patientsafety/… #FOAMed

Berry: know the #checklist vocabulary. “Pause Poin…

Berry: know the #checklist vocabulary. “Pause Point”, “Read-Do”, “Read-Confirm”. respect workflow – let sites modify to fit needs #FOAMed