Grand Rounds, October 29, 2020 – “Ergonomics in the Operating Theater: Awareness and Prevention of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders”

October 21, 2020

October 29, 2020
7:00am – 8:00am

WebEx Information via Calendar Invite:
Meeting number (access code): 120 631 0551

Logan Adams, M.D.
Chief Resident
UTHealth McGovern Medical School

Bashar Alramahi, M.D.
Chief Resident
UTHealth McGovern Medical School

“Ergonomics in the operating theater: Awareness and prevention of work related musculoskeletal disorders”

Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participants should be able to:

  • Increase awareness of the burden of work-related musculoskeletal disorders
  • Identify the risk factors and ergonomic challenges in the operating room
  • Learn how to prevent WMSDs and set up an ergonomic friendly operating theater

Target Audience and Needs: Physicians, residents, fellows, and community physicians need to be regularly updated on advances in surgery, as well as the clinical activities in the Department of Surgery.

Educational Methods: Educational methods will include lectures, case presentations, literature review, and panel discussions.

Activity Evaluation: Participants will be asked to complete a session evaluation.

Accreditation/Credit Designation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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