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COVID-19: Staying safe in the minimally invasive operating room Gynecologic Surgeons Unscrubbed

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On March 27, 2020, Dr. Cara King (@drcaraking) hosts Jonathan Dort, MD (@JonathanDort1), Vice Chairman for Education in the Department of Surgery; Program Director, General Surgery Residency; and Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery at Inova Medical Group, Falls Church, Virginia
They discuss:
SAGES’ COVID-19 resources Assumptions being made about viral transmission during laparoscopic surgery Should surgical patients be tested pre-surgery for COVID-19? PPE for the surgical and anesthesia team in the operating room Reducing operating teams to required personnel Optimizing filtration systems Which surgical cases are nonessential Use of masks in the OR COVIDsurg: Conoravirus global collaboration on surgical experience with COVID-19 Safety for residents and INOVA’s educational shift A new way of conducting grand rounds Working out virtual visit kinks for attendings and residents GME start date of July 1: Should it be pushed? * * *
Resources
SAGES COVID-19 resources
CDC Recommended Guidance for Extended Use and Limited Reuse of N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirators in Healthcare Settings
Globalsurg.org/COVIDsurg
* * *
This podcast is developed in collaboration with the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons
Email the show: podcasts@mdedge.com
Interact with us on Twitter: @MDedgeObGyn @drcaraking @JonathanDort1 @MeganEvansMD
For more MDedge Podcasts, go to mdedge.com/podcasts

On March 27, 2020, Dr. Cara King (@drcaraking) hosts Jonathan Dort, MD (@JonathanDort1), Vice Chairman for Education in the Department of Surgery; Program Director, General Surgery Residency; and Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery at Inova Medical Group, Falls Church, Virginia
They discuss:
SAGES’ COVID-19 resources Assumptions being made about viral transmission during laparoscopic surgery Should surgical patients be tested pre-surgery for COVID-19? PPE for the surgical and anesthesia team in the operating room Reducing operating teams to required personnel Optimizing filtration systems Which surgical cases are nonessential Use of masks in the OR COVIDsurg: Conoravirus global collaboration on surgical experience with COVID-19 Safety for residents and INOVA’s educational shift A new way of conducting grand rounds Working out virtual visit kinks for attendings and residents GME start date of July 1: Should it be pushed? * * *
Resources
SAGES COVID-19 resources
CDC Recommended Guidance for Extended Use and Limited Reuse of N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirators in Healthcare Settings
Globalsurg.org/COVIDsurg
* * *
This podcast is developed in collaboration with the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons
Email the show: podcasts@mdedge.com
Interact with us on Twitter: @MDedgeObGyn @drcaraking @JonathanDort1 @MeganEvansMD
For more MDedge Podcasts, go to mdedge.com/podcasts

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