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Serious Illness Conversation Guide

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The Serious Illness Conversation Guide is the backbone of the Serious Illness Care Program. The current iteration consists of steps to elicit important information from your patients about their goals and values: setting up the conversation, assessing the patient’s illness understanding and information preferences, sharing prognosis, exploring key topics, and closing and documenting the conversation.

Safe Surgery Checklist Template (Master)


This checklist template is designed for all three sections (Before induction of anesthesia, before skin incision, and before patient leaves the room) to be performed in the operating room. This checklist doesn’t preclude or change any of the existing routines you have in your preoperative area.

Ariadne Labs OR Crisis Checklists

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The OR Crisis Checklists were developed by the team at Ariadne Labs with the goal of improving care during 12 of the most common operating room crises.