Events / Grand Rounds: Ergonomics in the Operating Room

Grand Rounds: Ergonomics in the Operating Room

8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

Topic: MIGS Topic, Official Title: TBA


Katie de Souza, MD
Assistant Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Division of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Washington University School of Medicine

Educational objectives:

  • Define ergonomics
  • Discuss the importance of ergonomic awareness in the OR
  • Review risk factors for surgeon musculoskeletal injuries
  • Review factors that affect ideal positioning
  • Discuss methods for optimizing ergonomics in the operating room
  • Discuss different ergonomic considerations based on surgical approach

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