AORN Virtual Town Hall and Special Membership Meeting: February 23, 2016

Abdominal/Pelvic & Invasive Surgery

This specialty assembly is for perioperative nurses who specialize in or want to learn more about endoscopic procedures, minimally invasive surgery trends, or laser-safety protocols and trends.

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Purpose Statements

  • Enhance communication and collaboration among perioperative nurses working with lasers and advanced technologies in medicine and surgery.
  • Benefit from specialty education designed for perioperative nurses who are responsible for the safe and effective operative and management of lasers and advanced technology in the clinical setting.
  • Serve as a resource for other health care professionals interested in lasers and advanced technology in surgery.
  • Facilitate application of research in the perioperative setting.
  • Facilitate application of AORN's Standards and Recommended Practices in the perioperative setting.

2014-2015 Coordinating Council

Chair - Lynda JayJohn, MBOE, BSN, RN, CNOR
Past-Chair - Marcie Jannetti, RN, BSN, CNOR
Communication Chair - June Hill, RN, CNOR
Education Chair - Sabrina Fields, RN
Professional/Practice Issues Chair - Yuri Fayngersh, RN, MSN, CNOR
AORN CNP Staff Liaison - Bonnie Denholm, RN, MS, CNOR
AORN Board Liaison - Holly S. Ervine, BSN, RN, CNOR
AORN Staff Consultant - Debbie Robichaud Stephen

As a member of this assembly, you can contact any member of the coordinating council via email using your AORN username and password through ORNurseLink.


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