One of the leading causes of OR fires is shortcomings in teamwork and communication. Let’s talk fire safety and start the conversation by discussing risks, prevention, and improving team communication.
ASC Compliance: Avoid common errors that derail ASC compliance efforts.
Periop Nurses Week Contest: Laugh, learn, and engage Nov. 12 - 18 for a chance to win! Share your experiences, have a laugh, polish your skills, and engage with us for a chance to win!
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: Everything periop RNs need to know to prepare, support, and recover a patient undergoing this minimally invasive procedure.
AORN offers education and professional development throughout the year. Check out our upcoming sessions, including online and in-person.
Still in crisis mode from the pandemic and its aftermath, many nurses are feeling tired, a bit disgruntled, and may be looking for greener grass. In this week's Periop Life entry, Jill Graham, BSN, RN shares four tips for staff nurses to foster a more positive work culture.
California nurses unite for legislative success.
Do you have barriers that may be preventing you from acting on your surgical conscience?
Acting on your inner voice will positively affect your patient and your longevity in perioperative nursing.
Keep PONV Under Control: PONV is a common complication that can lead to longer patient stays, increased patient financial burden, and a poor patient experience.
During the week of Oct. 9, AORN reminds the periop community that there are significant risks for fire to erupt in the OR setting. Every member of the team plays a role in preventing surgical fire.
Emergency preparedness can be a struggle for ASCs and small facilities. Learn about the top five steps you need to dial-in safety drills for maximum preparedness.
AORN DEI Summit: Learn strategies from experts and colleagues to help you reduce health inequities and improve outcomes for all.
How to stay organized when you're the only RN Circulator in a room full of surgeons and support staff.
Learn how to provide outstanding onboarding that minimizes risks to patients, staff members, and the overall facility.
This handy pocket guide describes the four classifications of surgical wounds to identify patients at risk of surgical site infection.
Can you guess a word related to the environment of care in six tries?
Learn how to organize your next escape room.
Learn how exposure to novice experiences will help you grow upwards in your profession.
Discover the advantages of leaders embracing a Human-Centered Leadership in Health Care approach, where they prioritize wellbeing and focus on opportunities rather than challenges.