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Are you preparing the sterile field too early? You may be inviting invisible contamination to your sterile field. Take a closer look at timing and other common sterile technique slip-ups and explore these new solutions that publish in April.

If you or someone on your periop team are anxious about administering anesthesia AORN is here to help. Learn about patient selection, monitoring, and best practices to ensure patient safety and comfort.

Starting in 2025, all Medicare-certified ASCs must participate in the OAS CAHPS survey or face losing their Annual Payment Update. Though it may seem like a burden, this survey offers valuable benefits, including insightful patient feedback, opportunities for quality improvement, enhanced communication, and benchmarking against similar centers. Embracing OAS CAHPS can lead to better patient care and satisfaction.

The 2024 update to AORN's Manual High-Level Disinfection Guideline includes enhanced handover communication, cleaning verification testing, and drying techniques to ensure the safety of patients and healthcare workers. Stay current with this webinar.

Whether you're new to the OR or an experienced periop RN, it's good practice to stay current on instruments needed for specific procedures. Review instruments used in coronary artery bypass grafting, valve and aorta surgeries, and other surgeries where access to the heart is needed.

Double-gloving is made easy with the new Biogel® PI Micro Indicator® System. Offers safety, comfort, efficiency and sustainability — all in one convenient package. With two packages in one, you save space and reduce your plastic waste by 50%. Sponsored by Mölnlycke

Perioperative consultant to the Army Surgeon General, Christopher Stucky, breaks down an award-winning project aimed at equipping these nurses with scrub and circulating skills to safely—and confidently—handle cesarean surgery.

The surgeon will choose suture needles based on the procedure type, location of the surgical incision, and tissue type.

During the 2024 AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo, Barbara Nalley, MSN, RN, NP-C, ANP-BC, CNOR, RNFA helped equip OR nurses with the awareness they need to safely care for cannabis users.

Surgical positioning can be an undervalued task for all staff. They can and do perform this task several times throughout the day and but can lapse into autopilot mode. Review this photo essay to stay fresh on this critical protocol.

Watch Hank Balch, co-founder of Healthcare HQ, as he shares what he presented at this year's AORN Leadership Summit as part of the 2024 AORN Global Surgical Conference and Expo. Balch explores the transformative power of AI in perioperative settings.

Sleep: Your #1 Health Hack: Wellness expert Dr. Jo® shares seven ways to get your best night’s rest to sustain health and wellbeing while also reducing weight gain, diabetes risk and brain fog.

Hundreds of members gathered Monday for the AORN Congress 2nd Forum open discussion, where members are invited to discuss any topic at the microphones.

AORN President Elizabeth Pincus MSN, MBA, RN, ACNS-BC, CNS-CP, CNOR, wrapped up her year-long term of office at the House of Delegates Tuesday, praising the Board of Directors for “positioning our association for continued growth and success.”

President Nakeisha Tolliver laid out her goals focusing on several key initiatives that underscore our dedication to nursing excellence through education, inclusivity, and professional development.

Hundreds of members gathered Monday for the AORN Congress 2nd Forum open discussion, where members are invited to discuss any topic at the microphones.

AORN members kicked off the 2024 Congress on Sunday with a boisterous roll call by delegates of each state and four international countries.

Test your knowledge about venous thromboembolism with this crossword puzzle.

Research shows that people who identify as LGBTQIA+ are more likely to encounter discrimination in healthcare. Heather Kuykendall, DNP, RN, wanted to change this in her ASC, and she succeeded. Read how she did in this week’s Periop Life blog.

The perseverance and commitment to duty of the Black Angels highlights them as trailblazers that paved the way for African American nurses and leaders.

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