Easily Implement Guidelines for Perioperative Practice
Guideline Essentials are online implementation tools that help you and your entire perioperative team apply AORN’s evidence-based guidelines in everyday practice.
Everyone is Responsible for Patient Safety
Reinforce a standardized approach to educating and refreshing clinical skills.
Support your team’s perioperative goals and be survey ready.
Maintain and advance your skills to be your perioperative best.
QUICK VIEW (HOW-TO INSTRUCTIONS)Includes photos, illustrations, videos, and an overview of the Guideline.
CASE STUDIES & FAQSLearn best practices from your perioperative peers and get the answers you need.
KEY TAKEAWAYSRetain guideline practices by regularly consulting the key takeaways.
GAP ANALYSIS TOOLSUnderstand your team’s educational gaps and be a step ahead of surveyors.
CUSTOMIZABLE TEMPLATESSave time with customizable policies, competency verification tools, and PowerPoint presentations.
IMPLEMENTATION ROAD MAPDevelop a strategic guideline implementation plan with a detailed infographic.
Guideline Essentials Series
Autologous Tissue (Updated)
Complementary Care (NEW - June 7, 2021)
Design and Maintenance
Environment of Care
Environmental Cleaning (Updated)
Instrument Cleaning (Updated)
Local Anesthesia (Updated)
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Packaging Systems (Updated)
Pneumatic Tourniquets (Updated)
Positioning the Patient
Processing Flexible Endoscopes
Safe Patient Handling and Movement
Sharps Safety (Updated)
Specimen Management (Updated 12/20)
Surgical Attire (Updated)
Surgical Smoke (Updated 10/21)
Unintentionally Retained Surgical Items
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