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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 2021 Issue
This September issue features articles on the effects that coronavirus disease 2019 had on perioperative services departments during a merger between two large health care organizations, recommendations from the AORN “Guideline for care and cleaning of surgical instruments,” basic concepts related to decolonization and skin antisepsis based on the AORN “Guideline for preoperative patient skin antisepsis,” and more!
Journal CE Article Titles
- Guidelines in Practice: Instrument Cleaning
- Back to Basics 2.0: Preoperative Patient Skin Antisepsis
- Clinical Issues—September 2021
- COVID-19 Response Unites Perioperative Teams at a Recently Merged Health Care System
- Implementing Emergency Manuals to Respond to Perioperative Crises
October 2021 Issue
The October 2021 issue features a special focus on quality improvement and includes articles on quality improvement processes and data analysis in perioperative nursing practice, the role and function of institutional review boards, guidance for reviewing abstracts, and more! It also features the fall 2021 Quality Improvement Showcase and a Guideline First Look: Guideline for Surgical Smoke Safety article.
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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