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Sign up for one of our upcoming webinars, designed especially for perioperative professionals. Can't make it to a live webinar? Register for the replay after the event and watch at your convenience. Webinar recordings are available two business days after the live webinar.

Webinars specific to the Ambulatory Surgery Division and the Center for Nursing Leadership are also available. 


Implementing Best Practices for Autologous Tissue Management

Speakers: Mary Dillard; Laura Steiner, Colleen Becker

Date: January 29, 2015
Time: 1pm PT; 2pm MT; 3pm CT; 4pm ET 

Overview: Autologous tissue storage poses significant risks to recipients if the process of issuance does not ensure appropriate management, storage and full traceability back to the autologous donor or tissue final disposition. Join this webinar to learn how your perioperative colleagues at one facility developed evidence-based processes for storing and issuing autologous tissue.

Objectives: 

  • Describe how to develop criteria for releasing autologous tissue to ensure implantation into the same individual from whom the tissue was recovered.
  • Discuss benefits for the patients and the organization related to effective autologous tissue management.
  • Describe how to develop metrics for the assessment of quality, safety, efficiency, and sustainment.

This webinar will award one (1.0) CH after evaluation completion.

Members: Free
Non-members: Free + $10 evaluation

To register, please contact AORN Customer Service at (800) 755-2676.


Nothing But The Basics: Lessons From Florence

Speakers: Jane Flowers MSN, RN, CNOR
Beverly Clark BSN, RN, CNOR
Dawn Vocke, MSN, RN, CNOR
Jan Stull MSN, RN, CNOR

Date: February 5, 2015
Time: 1pm PT; 2pm MT; 3pm CT; 4pm ET 

Overview: This webinar provides guidance and reviews the history of Florence Nightingale’s philosophy for basic principles in current perioperative nursing practice. This webinar will discuss evidence based principles of aseptic technique for surgical hand washing, counts, and attire.

Objectives: 

  • Discuss the history of perioperative nursing and how Florence Nightingale influenced its current practice.
  • Describe how to enhance adherence to recommended hand washing guidelines.
  • Discuss surgical attire and its importance to professional nursing practice.
  • Discuss retained surgical items and the importance of a surgical count. 

This webinar will award one (1.0) CH after evaluation completion.

Members: Free
Non-members: Free + $10 evaluation

Register 


DNV GL Healthcare Changing the Culture of Accreditation

Speaker: Maureen Washburn, RN,ND, CPHQ, FACHE

Date: February 17, 2015
Time: 1pm PT; 2pm MT; 3pm CT; 4pm ET 

Overview: Webinar will provide an overview of the DNV GL Healthcare NIAHO Accreditation Process and explain how the NIAHO® Accreditation process allows hospitals to leverage accreditation choices to drive continual improvement.

Objectives: 

  • Review the two routes and five paths by which hospitals can demonstrate compliance with the CMS Conditions of Participation.
  • Review the DNV GL Healthcare NIAHO Accreditation Process.
  • Understand that opportunities exist to leverage the hospital’s accreditation choice to drive continual improvement.

This webinar will award one (1.0) CH after evaluation completion.

Members: Free
Non-members: Free + $10 evaluation

Register 


Emergency Preparedness: Hurricane, Tornado, Bombing

Speakers: Linda Levesque; Callie Craig; Kelly Kollar; Judi Goldberg

Date: February 18, 2015
Time: 1pm PT; 2pm MT; 3pm CT; 4pm ET (1½ hours)

Overview: Do you know your role in an emergency? Join us for this interactive webinar presented by perioperative colleagues who were involved in recent disasters. Participants will learn how the perioperative emergency preparedness plans were activated; responses and challenges encountered; and the event analyses for a hurricane, a tornado, and the Boston bombing.

Objectives: 

  • Describe the challenges that can occur during a disaster (eg tornado, hurricane, bombing).
  • State corrective actions to implement after an analysis occurs of a disaster event (eg tornado, hurricane, bombing).

This webinar will award one (1.0) CH after evaluation completion.

Members: Free
Non-members: Free + $10 evaluation

Register 


Guideline for Perioperative Practice: Complementary Care

Speaker: Mary Ogg, MSN, RN, CNOR

Date: February 19, 2015
Time: 1pm PT; 2pm MT; 3pm CT; 4pm ET 

Overview: This webinar provides guidance for perioperative RNs related to complementary care interventions. This webinar will discuss the benefits of music therapy, hypnosis, massage, acupuncture and acupressure, aromatherapy, Reiki, and guided imagery for patients before, during, or after surgery to minimize the perioperative patient’s anxiety and pain.

Objectives: 

  • Describe complementary care interventions that can be implemented in the perioperative setting.
  • Describe the benefits of complementary care interventions.

This webinar will award one (1.0) CH after evaluation completion.

Members: Free
Non-members: Free + $10 evaluation

Register 


Guideline for Prevention of Retained Surgical Items

Speaker: Amber Wood, MSN, RN, CNOR, CIC

Date: July 30, 2015
Time: 1pm PT; 2pm MT; 3pm CT; 4pm ET 

Overview: Prevention of retained surgical items is essential to promote optimal outcomes for every surgical patient. This webinar will review recently updated AORN guidelines for prevention of retained surgical items. Learn strategies to implement in your clinical practice to prevent this event.

Objectives: 

  • Discuss recent revisions in AORN’s guidelines for prevention of retained surgical items.
  • Describe the evidence supporting the guidelines for prevention of retained surgical items

This webinar will award one (1.0) CH after evaluation completion.

Members: Free
Non-members: Free + $10 evaluation

Register 



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