Risk Management

Wrong Site/Wrong IOL (AAO)

OMIC would like to call your attention to the important work being done by various organizations to prevent wrong site surgery and wrong IOL placement. Refer to the links below:

The American Academy of Ophthalmology- AAO.org

The ASORN( American Society of Ophthalmic Registered Nurses)- ASORN.org

The Joint commission on Accrditation of Health (JCAHO)- JCAHO.org

Universal Protocol for Eliminating Wrong Site, Wrong Procedure, and Wrong Patient Surgery  http://www.jointcommission.org/standards_information/up.aspx


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