AMBULATORY SURGERY DIVISION
Evidence-Based Solutions for Today's Complex ASC Environments
We know keeping your patients safe is your number one priority and increasing your profits is a close second. Our ASC solutions are based on AORN’s Guidelines for Perioperative Practice. Let us help you control costs, streamline your processes, and provide you and your staff with the education they need to keep your patients safe and your facility more cost-effective.
10 WAYS TO MAKE YOUR ASC MORE PROFITABLE
Increasing your profitability in this constantly changing health care market is a challenge for today’s ASCs. We’ve provided 10 ways that go beyond the standard cost-cutting advice that may help make this your most profitable year yet.
Learn 10 ways to make your ASC more profitable in our latest eBook.
ASC ADMINISTRATOR SKILLS COURSE–ONLINE
We know life is busy. This option allows you to learn at your own pace.
The online program features select modules from the ASC Skills Course LIVE event and gives you four months to complete the course. We understand how busy you are. This online version will allow you to learn the business and regulatory responsibilities of a free-standing surgery center - all while juggling your numerous other management responsibilities.
ASC ADMINISTRATOR SKILLS COURSE–LIVE
Some people learn better with interactive discussion. If that’s you, sign up today.
AORN’s ASC Administrator Skills Course LIVE teaches both new as well as seasoned free-standing ASC administrators how to manage a successful and profitable ASC. It begins with a 3.5 day in-person course held in beautiful Denver, CO at AORN Headquarters. It’s designed not only for administrators; nurses, physicians, and facility owners will also benefit. Find out what topics are covered, including an entire day dedicated specifically to ASC finances.
PERIOP 101: A CORE CURRICULUM™ ASC
Join over 12,000 Periop 101 graduates and learn the evidence-based periop fundamentals.
ASC Periop 101 is a comprehensive, educational program developed by AORN’s expert perioperative nurse authors, based on the latest, evidence-based Guidelines for Perioperative Practice. This ASC-specific program combines a standardized, evidence-based online curriculum and textbook readings with hands-on skills labs and a clinical practicum led by experienced perioperative nurses. This program allows you to hire new graduate nurses and train them to succeed in your ASC.
SAFE ADMINISTRATION OF MODERATE SEDATION
Improve patient safety and increase your team’s confidence.
AORN’s Safe Administration of Moderate Sedation is an in-depth online course that provides the education required to safely administer and monitor patients receiving moderate sedation. It includes special patient populations such as the pediatric patient or the patient with obstructive sleep apnea. Learn how to titrate doses and how to recognize and rescue the patient who has slipped into an unintended deeper level of sedation.
ASC INFECTION PREVENTION COURSE
Prevent surgical site infections and better prepare for your CMS survey.
AORN’s Ambulatory Infection Prevention Course can help you create an effective and credible infection prevention program at your center. It’s recognized by CMS as an approved educational course for their required infection prevention training. This course follows nationally recognized guidelines and standards of practice that will provide you with the tools and framework needed for your infection prevention program.
ASC INFECTION PREVENTION POLICIES & PROCEDURES USB
Maintain low infection rates and minimize your risks.
AORN has what you need to keep your ASC aligned with the CMS Infection Control Surveyor Worksheet and we’ve put them all on a convenient USB. The USB contains customizable infection prevention policies and procedures and other documents that will provide your ASC with the necessary framework needed to create a comprehensive infection prevention program.
ONBOARDING FOR THE ASC
Simplify your new ASC nurses’ onboarding process.
AORN’s Onboarding for the ASC is an online course that helps perioperative nurses transition from an acute care facility to an ambulatory surgery center. It provides a better understanding of how productivity, proactive risk management, and supply chain management are managed differently in a free-standing ASC and how they all – whether directly or indirectly - impact your facility’s profitability.
Supplement your perioperative education at your own pace.
AORN offers hundreds of new and pre-recorded webinars specific to ASCs, including such topics as Safe Injection Practices, Recommended Practices for Cleaning and Care of Surgical Instruments, Processing Flexible Endoscopes, and Principles of Radiation Safety, just to name a few.