Rebecca Minehart, MD, MSHPEd will present and lead a course at the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology (SOAP) 51st Annual Meeting. The five-day event will take place on May 1st-5th in Phoenix, Arizona.
Dr. Minehart will be a Course Director for the Obstetric Anesthesia Crisis Resource Management Course on May 1st. Participants will have the opportunity to practice teamwork and communications strategies during simulated critical events.
On May 2nd, Dr. Minehart will be presenting, during the Rivanna Lunch Session, Neuraxial Placements in Challenging Patient Populations Using the Accuro® Handheld Spinal Navigation Device (currently waitlisted). She will also be moderating a group of posters during the May 2nd Scientific Poster Session #2.
Dr. Minehart and colleagues’ research on creating and utilizing the crisis resource management mnemonic, Name/Claim/Aim©, will be included in the May 2nd Scientific Poster Session #1 and discussed during the event. Name/Claim/Aim was created using the crisis resource management principles outlined by David Gaba and colleagues. The mnemonic has been translated into multiple languages and has been adopted by educational institutions around the world. In addition, Dr. Minehart and colleagues are presenting their work on improving responses to maternal cardiac arrest, also during the May 2nd Scientific Poster Session #1.
To register for the event, please visit the SOAP website.
Rebecca Minehart is an obstetric anesthesiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital, an Assistant Professor of Anesthesia at Harvard Medical School, and the Program Director for the MGH Obstetric Anesthesia Fellowship. She is also the Director of Anesthesia Programs at the Center for Medical Simulation in Boston, MA. Dr. Minehart is an ardent education and patient safety advocate, and has been involved in international efforts to both research and promote best teamwork and communication practices, especially involving speaking up and giving feedback, on the labor and delivery unit, as well as during interprofessional operating room team training sessions using simulation.