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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.

October 30, 2014: Surgical Attire: Are We Doing This Right? 

November 12, 2014: Recommended Practices for Autologous Tissue Management 

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


Surgical Attire: Are We Doing This Right? 

Speaker: Patricia Seifert, Toni Hughes, Claire Everson, Deena Guren-Young

Date: October 30, 2014
Time: 1pm (PT); 2pm (MT); 3pm (CT); 4pm (ET)

Overview: Join this lively webinar about implementing evidence-based practices for surgical attire. Perioperative RN colleagues from the east coast to the west coast will describe ideas, successes and challenges related to implementing the new recommendations for surgical attire.

Objectives:  

  • Describe four challenges encountered related to implementing evidence-based practices for surgical attire.
  • Discuss four ways to implement a change in practice related to surgical attire.
This webinar will award one (1.0) CH after evaluation completion.

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

Call AORN Customer Service to register: (800) 755-2676
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Recommended Practices for Autologous Tissue Management

Speaker: Sharon A. Van Wicklin, MSN, RN, CNOR, CRNFA, CPSN, PLNC

Date: November 12, 2014
Time: 1pm (PT); 2pm (MT); 3pm (CT); 4pm (ET)

Overview: The “recommended practices for autologous tissue management” provide guidance to perioperative personnel for managing autologous tissue, including avulsed teeth, cranial bone flaps, parathyroid glands, skin, and veins. Guidelines are provided for transferring tissue from the sterile field, and for packaging, labeling, and storing autologous tissue. Facilities or health care organizations that handle autologous tissue are required to recover, process, package, label, store, track, and replant or autotransplant the tissue in a manner that minimizes microbial growth, prevents mix-ups, and reduces the risk for errors. 

Objectives: 

  • Explain the requirements for registration as a tissue bank
  • Discuss recommendations for various types of autologous tissue
  • Describe best practices for handling autologous tissue
  • Identify appropriate interventions for dropped or contaminated autografts

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

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

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