Sterile Processing/Supply Chain Management

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Perioperative leaders who manage or interface with central supply, sterile processing, or purchasing departments.

Purpose Statements

  • Provide and promote a dynamic network for AORN members to address current trends and issues related to sterile processing and materials management.
  • Assess, promote, and provide focused education programs.
  • Develop a greater understanding between perioperative nursing, sterile processing, and materials management.
  • Serve as a resource to AORN to help promote safe patient care on issues related to sterile processing and materials management.

2016-2017 Coordinating Council

Chair - Dawn Berthiaume, MSN, MBA, RN, CNOR, CRMST, CRCST

Past Co-Chair - Patti Fritz, BS, RN, CNOR

Past Co-Chair - Joan Spear, MBA, RN, CNOR

Communications Co-Chair – Paula Nania, MSN, RN, CNOR

Communications Co-Chair – Florence Cooper, MSN, RN, CNOR, CRCST

Education Chair – Sheryl Eder, MSN, RN, CNOR, CRCST

Professional/Practice Issues Chair – Judi Goldberg, DBA, MSN, RN, CNOR, CSSM

  • Professional/Practice Issues Mentee – Judy Clayton, MSN, RN, CNOR
  • Professional/Practice Issues Mentee – Gail Horvath, MSN, RN, CNOR, CRCST
  • Supply Chain Subject Matter Expert – Jean Sargent, CMRP, FAHRMM
  • Sterile Processing Subject Matter Expert – Cynthia Spry, MSN, MA, RN, CNOR, CSIT

AORN Board Liaison - Jane Flowers, MSN, RN, CNOR, NEA-BC

AORN Staff Liaison - Sharon Van Wicklin, MSN, RN, CNOR, CRNFA

AORN Staff Consultant - Debbie Robichaud Stephen

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