A 10 minute video introducing emergency checklists can be included in a conference presentation or used as part of a small group discussion
Demonstrations of severe bradycardia managed with crisis checklist
Demonstrations of severe bradycardia managed without crisis checklist
Shows Crisis Resource Management teamwork behaviors, including use of PEA cognitive aid
A Powerpoint presentation covering the rationale, evidence and FAQs on emergency checklist use
An informative newsletter article summarizing an emergency manual implementation workshop (Feb 2016)
Workbook for 2018 ASA Annual Meeting workshop on implementing emergency manuals in your institution (Oct 2018)
In 2013, the New England Journal of Medicine published a study demonstrating that in a high-fidelity simulation study, checklist use was associated with significant improvement in the management of operating-room crises.
Article in Anesthesia & Analgesia by Harrison, T Kyle MD; Manser, Tanja PhD; Howard, Steven K. MD; Gaba, David M. MD
ASRA checklist improves trainee performance during a simulated episode of local anesthetic systemic toxicity
Article on Pubmed.gov. showing Neal checklist improves management of simulated local anesthetic toxicity
Fanning RM, Gaba DM. Simulation in Healthcare. 2007 Jul 1;2(2):115-25.
There’s no such thing as “nonjudgmental” debriefing: a theory and method for debriefing with good judgment.
Rudolph JW, Simon R, Dufresne RL, Raemer DB. Simulation in Healthcare. 2006 Apr 1;1(1):49-55.
Lessons from an implementation of the WHO Safe Surgery Checklist. See the crisis event debriefs at the end of each surgical case
A template for reproducing the look and feel of the Ariadne Labs Crisis Checklists.
A summary of the key design principles used in creating emergency checklists
An overview and application of lessons learned from the aviation experience in checklist development to the development of the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist.
Estimates of cost of various options for production of manuals and specifications of supplies/materials for in-house production.
Easily modify the important telephone numbers on your manuals using this template shared by the Stanford Emergency Manual group
The American Society of Anesthesiologists offers an on-line (MOCA CME) tutorial addressing the use and implementation of emergency checklists
The Society for Simulation in Healthcare posts a list of centers worldwide
The centers recognized for American Board of Anesthesiology simulation training
Step-by-step in situ training materials including instructor guides, crisis scenarios, equipment lists, discussion guides
PEARLS offers a structured framework adaptable for debriefing simulations with a variety in goals, including clinical decision making, improving technical skills, teamwork training, and interprofessional collaboration.