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Virginia Smoke Evacuation Legislation headed to Governor Youngkin.

Explore the latest guideline updates on surgical attire. From what to wear in specific areas to keeping your gear clean. Discover key updates: team decisions on attire changes, lanyard use, and sanitizing personal electronics. A must-read for every surgical nurse aiming for top-notch infection prevention.

The year ahead will see nurses and healthcare leaders tackling longstanding challenges using new solutions. Sci-Fi tech like artificial intelligence (AI) and task-oriented robots will drive safe, efficient care. Data-driven planning and new models of staffing will strengthen our workforce. And we’ll see improved patient care by applying what we know about social determinants of health.

Periop Leadership Advice from AORN. 5-Step Guide to Effective Negotiations: Get better at asking for what you need for yourself, your patients, and your staff.

How are you compensated compared to your peers? Outpatient Surgery Magazine explores this topic and uncovers a variety of issues impacting leaders daily.

Join AORN as we celebrate 75 years of providing the standards of care for perioperative nurses, their patients and surgical teams. Tune into our member town hall. And attend AORN Congress in March 2024.

Periop Leadership Advice from AORN. 5-Step Guide to Effective Negotiations: Get better at asking for what you need for yourself, your patients, and your staff.

Master surgical site prep. AORN's new cards will guide you through each step of preop planning and safety precautions. Available only to AORN members.

Discover the latest guidance on designing and maintaining surgical suites. Learn about equipment layout, workflow optimization, and emergency protocols. Hear safety tips for construction or renovation projects.

UltraSAFE automatically dispenses formalin, protecting you from formalin fumes and eliminating the potential for spills. Sponsored by Milestone Medical

Critical 2024 Updates to AORN Medication Safety Guideline: updates focus on avoiding medication errors and enhancing patient and nurse safety in periop settings. Discusses key aspects such as organizational oversight, proper medication handling, and specific protocols for hazardous drugs.

Although OSHA’s bloodborne pathogens standard has been in place since 1992, needlestick and sharps injuries continue to occur. Don’t let it happen to you. This month’s AORN Journal “Back to Basics” article provides important reminders for periop RNs at all levels of experience.

Explore strategies for career satisfaction with AORN nursing coach Phyllis Quinlan. Learn to cultivate a positive mindset where anything’s possible. Find helpful advice to plan your path forward: clinical, research, education, administrative, tech, or something out of the box!

ASC administrators and leaders should consider the annual quality review a well-spent investment of their time. Find valuable tips for the annual review of your quality plan to avoid gaps in activities or reporting to help you meet this annual requirement.

Getting bounced around during orientation can happen due to staffing and cases. Find practical tips for clear communication with preceptors and see how to turn daily challenges into opportunities for growth.

Ariadne Labs’ OR Crisis Checklists provide vital tools for managing rare but critical OR emergencies like cardiac arrest or hemorrhage. Ariadne announces updated checklists for crisis in the OR.

Periop Talk: The Dangers of Surgical Smoke & How AORN Helps ORs Go Clear™. Learn about the health risks of surgical smoke and what facilities are doing to make surgery safer for periop staff.

Updated Fire Safety Tool Kit: Promote fire safety, plan effective response strategies, and develop department-specific evidence-based policies and procedures. Protect periop patients and team members.

AORN offers education and professional development throughout the year. Check out our upcoming sessions, including online and in-person.

Salary survey numbers are in. Find out how your salary compares through AORN’s just updated salary calculator.

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