Upcoming Webinars

Upcoming Webinar

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.

Emergence Delirium and Caring for Military Members with PTSD

July 14, 2016
Thursday, 1pm (PT); 2pm (MT); 3pm (CT); 4pm (ET)

The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to increase their knowledge about veterans, their risk factors for emergence delirium, perioperative screening for risks, and interventions to reduce the incidence of emergence delirium.

Objectives:

  • Identify characteristics of veterans that affect perioperative outcomes
  • Define emergence delirium (ED) and identify risk factors
  • Identify perioperative screening information which helps to identify veterans and others at-risk for emergence delirium
  • Describe interventions to reduce the incidence of ED during emersion from anesthesia

Speaker: Cynthia Nation, MAJ, AN

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

Please contact AORN Experience Services at 1-800-755-2676 to register.

AORN Electrosurgery and Laser Guidelines: Shocking Changes

August 4, 2016
Thursday, 1pm (PT); 2pm (MT); 3pm (CT); 4pm (ET)

This webinar will educate perioperative RNs and other interested health care professionals about the new AORN Guideline for the Safe Use of Energy Devices. Join us to learn the evidence-based practices for energy devices including electrosurgery safety, laser safety, phacoemulsification, and more!

Objectives:

  • Explain the difference between electrosurgery, electrocautery, and diathermy
  • State three safety precautions for all energy devices
  • List three safety precautions for electrosurgical devices
  • State three safety precautions for lasers
  • Describe two safety precautions for phacoemulsification devices

Speaker: Byron L. Burlingame, MS, RN, CNOR

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

Clean Hands Count! Hand Hygiene Guideline Update

August 25, 2016
Thursday, 1pm (PT); 2pm (MT); 3pm (CT); 4pm (ET)

Hand hygiene is the primary method to prevent health care-associated infections. This webinar will review the recently updated AORN Guideline for Hand Hygiene, which provides evidence-based practice guidance for hand hygiene and surgical hand antisepsis to promote patient and personnel safety.

Objectives:

  • Discuss recent revisions in AORN’s Guideline for Hand Hygiene.
  • Describe the evidence on surgical hand antisepsis and hand hygiene in the perioperative setting.

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

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

Price: Free