Building a Safe Surgery Culture (Self-Paced)
Self-Paced eLearning

Building a Safe Surgery Culture (Self-Paced)

This course guides participants through patient surgery requirements recommended by the World Health Organization. It focuses on the methods and tools available to help a facility improve their safe surgery techniques and practices.

Course Overview

This training course is based on internationally recognized surgical safety practices, including patient safety requirements before, during, and after surgery. It includes the following topics:

  • Why are safe surgery processes important?
  • Safe Surgery Culture: What and When
  • Establish a Safe Surgery Team
  • Assess the Baseline of Your Safe Surgery Culture
  • Zooming into Time Out and Sign Out
  • Engage and Train Your Staff
  • Common Gaps and Measuring Compliance
  • Knowledge check
  • Course review and next steps


After taking this learning path, participants are expected to be able to:

  • Establish effective communication within surgical teams.
  • Develop a safe surgery culture.
  • Measure and monitor compliance requirements for safe surgery.

Target Audience

Any hospital personnel involved in patient safety.


IFC MAS Advisory, Hospital Quality Program

Join the Discussion


- Feb 27, 2022
A critical program for those related to and interested in medical and surgery operations.

Mohammad Nadir

- Feb 15, 2022


- Feb 1, 2022
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