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Periop Today is our bi-weekly member newsletter that delivers perioperative news, clinical recommendations, professional development opportunities, and legislative guidance. Periop Today also features AORN's Guidelines for Perioperative Practice implementation tools, key takeaways, and a variety of perioperative resources. 

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9 Results for Periop Today 06/28/23

Provides an essential review of patient risk factors, discussion of risk assessment tools and patient assessments, prevention strategies for decreasing patient risk, and use of evidence-based practices for support surfaces and other interventions. Earn 1.0 CH.

Learn how you can help your staff address stress and avoid burnout, what's referred to as "Second Victims" — periop professionals dealing with occupational emotional strain who may suffer in silence. Find out about an approach that focuses on peer support.

Although tight margins and staffing shortages present a rough outlook for the second half of 2023, one positive trend is the surge of Gen Z nurses. One nurse researcher shares tips to attract Gen Z nurses into your perioperative setting, while inspiring a stronger, more resilient multigenerational workforce.

The perioperative nursing shortage remains a challenge for nurse leaders, particularly because it is unlikely to end anytime soon. One possible solution: put the expertise of legacy nurses to work in solving the shortage.

Take a closer look at this crucial patient safety and potential liability issue through an outpatient lens. Discover successful strategies in medication storage and security for ASCs.

Reviews perioperative best practices and general recommendations for establishing, maintaining, and moving around a sterile field, as well as responding to potential contamination of one.

Career Coaching for AORN Members: Get help establishing your professional goals, making career choices, creating an academic roadmap, polishing interview techniques, and becoming skilled in marketing yourself.

Pediatric patients do not undergo procedures exclusively at pediatric specialty facilities. This article presents insights into the stages of pediatric cognitive and psychosocial development and special pediatric health care considerations. (2.2 CH)

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