How to Avoid Fainting in the OR

In this episode, Dr Tammy Morris discusses tips to stay on your feet in the OR.

After listening to this episode, learners will be able to:

  • Understand the factors that contribute to students passing out in the operating room.
  • Be able to list several methods that students can employ to avoid fainting in the OR.
  • Be able to describe the steps one should follow if one does feel faint in the OR.
  • Be able to enter the surgery clerkship with a good understanding of the above objectives so that they will have diminished anxiety upon starting the clerkship.

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