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Perioperative Excellence Program

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Why is AORN relevant to your facility? 

The Perioperative Excellence Program is a membership solution for healthcare facilities and institutions to help meet the education and professional development needs of all your new and experienced perioperative nursing staff. It addresses common education challenges facing many ORs today by providing the needed tools to build a culture of safety, elevate the standard of care, and improve patient outcomes. By participating in the Perioperative Excellence Program:

Your staff has access to member benefits, and your facility will:  

  • Implement a standardized education curriculum founded on evidence-based practices, raising staff competency levels and meeting Magnet™ requirements*

  • Improve your on-boarding process, giving staff members the confidence to administer the highest level of care

  • Provide educational resources that support practice excellence and optimal outcomes, building a strong, cohesive nursing team

  • Demonstrate a commitment to ongoing education support, that attracts and retains quality staff, and helps develop new nursing leaders

Your facility receives tools that support staff training and Guidelines implementation: 

The Perioperative Excellence Program offers three membership options: 

  • Large Hospital Facility/Institution (minimum of 20 staff memberships)

  • Community Hospital Facility/Institution (minimum of 6 staff memberships)

  • Ambulatory Surgical Centers 

Please contact Jackie Endress (800-755-2676 Ext. 248) for more information.

*Magnet™ is a trademark of the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

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