Access member tool kits on Robotics, Endovascular Hybrid OR, Magnetic Resonance Hybrid OR, and more.
Here’s how Elizabeth Kingsbury, MSN, RN, CNOR improved compliance and team engagement with Time Out, Sign In, Introductions, and other key safety elements of her hospital’s Surgical Safety Checklist.
For this year's National Time Out Day, the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) and The Joint Commission are focusing on the full attention of all team members during the Time Out, as well as the importance of visible site markings.
The importance of validating someone’s identity can’t be underestimated. Hear some pragmatic solutions perioperative nurses can implement to improve the environment for both TGD patients and employees.
Use Time Out 2023 on June 14 to pause and improve commonly reported risks that impact safety, suggests Haytham Kaafarani, MD, MPH, FACS, Joint Commission Chief Patient Safety Officer and Medical Director.
During Nurses Month we're spotlighting AORN members who are elevating our profession. Meet Temple Kellermann, DNP, MSN, RN, CNOR. Hear how mentors gave her the push she needed to reach her full potential. Now a nurse leader, Temple shares how she's helping to shape the next generation of periop nurses.
New recommendations provide guidance to perioperative team members on the prevention of perioperative pressure injury (PI) in patients undergoing operative and other invasive procedures.
ASCs: From gloving to hand hygiene compliance, here’s how to ensure consistency among your OR team. Learn how standardization staves off infections.
In this AORN webinar, perioperative nurses will find guidance for positioning patients undergoing operative and other invasive procedures in the perioperative practice setting .Earn 1.0 CH.
SSIs can be costly for facilities and lead to negative outcomes for patients. Learn how leaders can make an effective business case for investing in infection prevention. (CH Available)
How a nurse-led team in Dallas reduced overall use of antiemetics during recovery by almost 40%.
During Nurses Month, AORN is honoring periop nurse members who elevate our profession. This week, we spotlight Ray Talatala, MAN, MN, RN, CNOR, a nurse educator at NYC Health + Hospitals.
Much of the new and updated content in the guideline focuses on assessment of the patient, collaboration between members of the perioperative team, and management of unanticipated or emergent situations.
Three proven education strategies for perioperative staff from a perioperative quality improvement team.
Anesthesia Alert: Patients who use marijuana are at increased risk for negative outcomes.
ASCs: Preparing for a surveyor’s visit requires a combination of effective protocols and policies with regular audits, education, and training.
In this AORN webinar, you'll gain knowledge of recent updates to the Guideline for Minimally Invasive Surgery and strategies for implementation. This webinar reflects the newest edition of the AORN Guideline. Earn 1.0 CH.
AORN offers exclusive member benefits that include access to education events, webinars, and 200 complimentary CNE articles.
AORN's Periop Today provides updates on news around the perioperative community for May 2023.
Shereen Cruz, BSN, RN, CNOR is a dedicated perioperative nurse who knows the importance of her role in patients’ lives. Cruz is pursuing her graduate degree online to become a surgical nurse practitioner. Thanks to a scholarship from the AORN Foundation, she can continue honing her skills and focusing on patient care.