Safely Rebooting the Surgical Practice During the COVID-19 Pandemic - Panel Discussion

Recorded: 9/30/2020

Mayo Clinic surgeons share potential strategies for surgical care during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Topics include methods to enhance occupational and patient safety, as well as resources and barriers in safely rebooting the surgical practice. 

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Target Audience

Healthcare workers of all specialties who are being impacted by COVID-19, including physicians, research scientists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and anyone with a particular interest in prevention, treatment, and patient care.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity you will be able to:

  1. Share potential strategies for care of patients needing surgical care
  2. Discuss methods to enhance occupational & patient safety
  3. Discuss resources & barriers in safely rebooting the surgical practice

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Devyani Lal, M.D.
Course Director and Moderator

Associate Dean, Mayo Clinic School of       
Continuous Professional Development     
Professor of Otolaryngology,
College of Medicine
Chair, Division of Rhinology
Mayo Clinic in Arizona


David A. Etzioni, M.D. 
Professor of Surgery,
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Chair, Department of Surgery
Mayo Clinic in Arizona
Thomas E. Grys, Ph.D. 
Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic in Arizona
Narjeet Khurmi, M.D. 
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic in Arizona
Marialena Murphy, MSN, MHA, RN, CNOR, NEA-BC
Assistant Professor of Nursing,
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic in Arizona


Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Statement(s)

The Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals
A certificate of attendance will be provided to other healthcare professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

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Available Credit

  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.25 Attendance


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