Periop Today Newsletter

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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. 

Continuing Education

AORN offers live and on-demand education on high-interest, clinical and leadership topics developed for perioperative nurses, leaders, and other members of the perioperative team.

All 265 Results

Make sure your practices are current for eight updated guidelines that provide 70 new evidence-based practices for safe surgery in the 2023 edition of Guidelines for Perioperative Practice.

Newly revised Guideline for the Prevention of Pressure Injury recommends assessing skin perfusion by using long-wave infrared thermography. Learn why.

OR leaders set the stage for success when they give preceptors and orienting nurses the tools to become their best.

This year’s Salary Survey results show staff nursing pay and on-call pay went up, however, dissatisfaction with pay, employer and culture is causing one third of surveyed nurses to consider leaving their jobs.

Use a standardized procedure to prevent retention of foam pieces used with negative-pressure wound therapy devices.

These daily practices are habit for perioperative nurses, but they are also based in evidence. Where does this evidence come from and how does it translate into safe patient care?

Fire incidents are on a steady rise in healthcare, increasing every year since 2018, according to The Joint Commission’s sentinel event summary data (PDF) —and their latest sentinel event report shows early 2022 numbers are on pace to continue the upward trend.

AORN’s staff nurses share why documentation is essential to protect your practice and offer ways to prevent documentation burden.

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