General Veterinary Technician Session: This lecture is intended to review how checklists and patient care bundles can be implemented in the veterinary ECC/ICU setting. We will review the literature published in human and veterinary medicine regarding checklist and patient care bundle use. We will also review common checklists and patient care bundles used in human medicine and areas of opportunity for checklists in veterinary medicine. We will discuss how veterinary technicians can introduce and implement checklists as part of patient care bundles into practice.
Define patient care checklists
Explain the characteristics and purposes of checklists
Recognize the types of patient care checklists that can be utilized in practice