Prevention of Retained Surgical Items: Beyond Zero

Prevention of Retained Surgical Items: Beyond Zero

Dr. Verna C. Gibbs illustrates why it is imperative to work with multiple healthcare stakeholders to make sure Retained Surgical Items become a true “never” event. Her goal is to develop and disseminate evidence and experience-based best practices derived from clinical event analysis and the consensus effort of groups of perioperative personnel.


Created by

St. David's HealthCast

Related Presenters

Verna C. Gibbs, MD

Verna C. Gibbs, MD

A Native of New Jersey and a third generation physician, Dr. Gibbs moved to San Francisco in 1979 after completion of her BA degree from Harvard University and her MD degree from Duke University Medical School. She completed her residency ...