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Stay up-to-date with the latest in evidence-based, clinical best practices through the award-winning, peer-reviewed AORN Journal. Available in timely, easy-to-read print, electronic, and mobile formats.
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September 2019 Issue
Special Issue: Nursing Certification
This September issue features articles on effective surgical specimen management, preventing bullying in the workplace, instrument cleaning and decontamination steps, regional anesthetic options and the signs and symptoms of local anesthetic systemic toxicity, recertification changes for CNOR-certified nurses, how to use Failure Mode and Effects Analysis as a performance improvement tool, and more.
CE Articles: FREE to AORN members
- Surgical Specimen Management in the Preanalytic Phase
- Back to Basics: Preventing Workplace Bullying
- September 2019 Clinical Issues
- Surgical Instrument Decontamination: A Multistep Process
- Regional Anesthesia: An Overview
- CNOR Recertification: Why Continuing Education Alone Is No Longer Sufficient
- A Practical Guide to Performance Improvement: Failure Mode and Effects Analysis
The October 2019 Issue Preview
The October 2019 issue features a special report on Perioperative Leadership Strategies and also includes feature articles on preventing perioperative pressure injuries, nurses’ perceptions of personal communication devices in the perioperative environment, addressing the perioperative nursing shortage through education, and implementing the AORN “Guideline for sterile technique.”
AORN Journal CE Articles
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Searching for quality education? Preparing for recertification? AORN Journal Continuing Education (CE) articles feature a variety of perioperative topics, from sterilization and guideline implementation to prevention of sentinel events and infection prevention, as well as online evaluations with immediate test results!
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