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Peer-to-Peer Solutions

Sponsored by: Intuitive, 3M, and Stryker

Nursing leaders identified their top challenge for 2022 as keeping teams – and themselves – motivated and engaged in their perioperative practice amid burnout and staff shortages.

Join AORN’s Center for Nursing Leadership for Peer-to-Peer Solutions – a new program where you will connect on today’s most pressing management issues, explore new directions to help transform the workplace, and reignite a passion for perioperative practice. This blend of in-person and virtual programs will help you:

  • Understand why self-compassion is essential for nurses and how to adopt this culture to combat fatigue and burnout across teams (and yourself)
  • Use practical applications and tools to seed change
  • Overcome barriers to retention
  • Engage with your peers to share ideas that work in real life
  • Earn a Certificate in Perioperative Nursing Leadership 2022
  • If you can’t make a live event, no problem! Each will be recorded for on-demand viewing.

The Peer-to-Peer Difference

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A new leadership program with practical tools to address today’s challenges

Resources include event recordings, assessment tools, conversations, and more.

Part 1: Inspiration & Innovation

Available On Demand 

Keynote: Carolyn Jones, award-winning documentary filmmaker behind The American Nurse Project and AORN’s Behind the Mask, explains why the most trusted profession inspires so much of her work – and what she learned during the pandemic. A session sure to remind us why we chose nursing. 

  • Case Studies: innovative team building, staffing and retention programs
  • Roundtable discussions: problem solve a key issue
  • Tools to take back to your practice

Recorded live in New Orleans at AORN Expo 2022, available on-demand in the Resource Hub. Earn 3.5 CH.



Part 2: Recruitment & Retention
Thriving After a Life-Quake: Rebooting Your Perioperative Leadership in 2022

Available On-Demand

  • Keynote Speaker: Rose O. Sherman, EdD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
  • Assess Your Team’s Wellbeing and Learn How to Rebuild
  • Case Study of Albany Medical Center, with Practical Recruitment and Retention Tools to Implement at your Facility

Recorded live May 2022, available on-demand in the Resource Hub. Earn 2.0 CH.



Part 3: Creative Approaches to Onboarding and Preceptor Model

Available On-Demand

  • Virtual Panel Discussion
  • Gain Creative Onboarding Methods to Optimize New-Hire Experiences
  • Hear the Benefits of Standardizing Preceptor Guidelines and Processes

Recorded live June 2022, available on-demand in the Resource Hub. Earn 1.0 CH.


Part 4: Fine-Tuning a Healthy Workplace

August 4, 2022 at 5:00pm ET

  • Virtual Panel Discussion & Case Study
  • How to Revolutionize Your Staff Wellness Program
  • Review Data and Tips to Help Implement the Right Program for Your Team

Register for August's Event Now.



Part 5: Human Factors for High Performing Teams

September 13, 2022

  • Virtual Live Seminar
  • Keynote Speaker & Case Studies
  • Live Q&A

More information coming soon!


Part 6: Managing a Multigenerational Work Force
October 1, 2022 – Orlando, FL

  • In-person Seminar
  • Keynote Speaker, Discussions and Live Q&A
  • Includes Saturday pass to OR Excellence, including keynote speaker, RaDonda Vaught

More information coming soon!

The Peer-to-Peer Difference

Today’s perioperative leaders are navigating an uncharted path of simultaneous challenges: from a 5-generation workforce, growing incivility, staff shortages and dependence on travelers, to financial strain and burnout.

A Program for All Leaders

Emerging Nursing Leaders
Established Nursing Leaders
Executive Nursing Leaders

Attendance at all program functions is not mandatory; however, higher engagement will yield greater results.

Live events will be recorded for on-demand viewing.

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Supporting Sponsors

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