AORN Journal

The Official Voice of Perioperative Nursing

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Read 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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May 2023 Issue

5.5 CNE

The AORN Journal May issue features the following articles:

Coming Up Next Month

The June 2023 issue is the special post-conference issue and includes pictorial highlights, poster winners, and award winners from the AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo 2023! It also includes articles on patient positioning, evaluating a perioperative specialty elective, safety event reporting, design and maintenance of the surgical suite, and more! 

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Do you have a successful experience related to speaking up and demonstrating courage in the OR? Have you implemented an innovative quality improvement project or a unique solution at your facility? Tell us about it, and if selected, you will be interviewed by a Journal staff member and featured in Periop Briefing, the news section of AORN Journal. Help patients through authorship — start writing for the AORN Journal. Get the resources you need to get started today including a list of suggested topics, author guidelines, a submission checklist, and more. Help improve the quality of content in the AORN Journal by serving as a peer reviewer. Access the resources you need to get started today, including tutorials, guidelines, and more.

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