August 30, 2020By Stefan Monk

Safety in Healthcare: Moving Beyond COVID-19

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September 18, 2020 at 8:00 AM, Pacific Coast Time Zone

Presented by: Stefan Monk MD

Presentation Abstract

It is safe to assume that healthcare will be different past the acute pandemic phase. The new normal will be a reaction to the safety threats we have seen and lived through: Patients suffered, and providers suffered. Societies suffered, which underlines again: Safety in healthcare has to be safety for all.

Many of the things that can be made better have to do with how we prepare before and how we act during a crisis. Improvement can be expected to come through education and training, which will be delivered differently. Ideally, it will touch more caregivers, and more lives. Heroes are great but we should not have needed so many of them.

We will explore potential new modalities and principles of education and training and, subsequently, delivery of care. The new meaning of simulation in a world after COVID-19 will be discussed. Also, new content, and the new target audiences that became visible in 2020.

Duration (Hours): 1.25
Type of Offering: Webinar
Teaching Method: Lecture with Slide Presentation

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the changing landscape of healthcare delivery.
  2. Understand the role of training and education to prepare for the new normal.
  3. Discuss how simulation can help to increase safety in healthcare beyond individual patients.

Suggested Learner Level: Advanced

Presenter Biography

Stefan Monk MD
Chief Medical Officer
CAE Healthcare

Clinical background and positions held:
• Anesthesiologist and specialist in Emergency Medicine, Disaster Medicine
• Senior Consultant in Anesthesiology: Mainz University
• Emergency Physician: German Air Rescue Service
• Chief Emergency Physician: City of Mainz

Education-related work:
• Mainz Simulation Center of the department of Anesthesiology at the University of Mainz: Co-founder
• Lufthansa Health Care Training: Co-founder
• AQAI Simulation Center (privately owned) in Mainz: Co-founder

• Current: Chief Medical Officer
• Previously: International Healthcare Academy, leader

Society work:
• ESICM (European Society of Intensive Care Medicine): PACT (Patient-Centered Acute Care Training) transfer to a simulation curriculum: Team leader
• SESAM (Society for Simulation in Europe): President (2003 to 2005).
• SSH (Society for Simulation in Healthcare): Member of the founding consulting committee, several program and committee positions
• DGAI (German Society for Anesthesia and Intensive Care):
o Coordinator for the introduction of simulation in all German Medical Universities
o Co-author of the German requirements for Simulation in Anesthesia of the DGAI
o Co-author of the German national catalogue of learning objectives applicable to anesthesiology
• ACEM (Australasian College of Emergency Medicine): Development of a simulation program for emergency physicians
• ASA (American Society of Anesthesiology): CAE’s SimSTAT development team


With this presentation I am sharing my personal view. Employed by CAE Healthcare.

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Category: Administrative
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