Safe introduction of new procedures and emerging technologies in surgery: education, credentialing, and privileging.

  title={Safe introduction of new procedures and emerging technologies in surgery: education, credentialing, and privileging.},
  author={Ajit K. Sachdeva and Thomas R. Russell},
  journal={The Surgical clinics of North America},
  volume={87 4},
          853-66, vi-vii
Ongoing horizon scanning is needed to identify new procedures and emerging technologies that should be evaluated for introduction into surgical practice. Following evidence-based evaluation, if a new modality is found ready for adoption in practice, surgeons need education in the safe and effective use of the new modality. The educational experience should include structured teaching and learning, verification of new knowledge and skills, preceptoring or proctoring, and monitoring of outcomes… CONTINUE READING

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