The AORN Outstanding Achievement in Perioperative Clinical Nursing Practice Award celebrates individuals who demonstrate outstanding achievement in a perioperative clinical nursing practice and provide direct patient care a minimum of 24 hours per week.
Examples might include but are not limited to:
- Leading practice changes to increase safety or to adhere to AORN Guidelines for Perioperative Practice
- Leading clinical practice that changes patient's outcome
- Leading evidence based changes in the work environment such as:
- DVT prophylaxis
- Prevention of perioperative pressure injuries
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- SSI reduction
- Latex precautions
- Greening the OR
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