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Upcoming Webinar

AORN Electrosurgery and Laser Guidelines: Shocking Changes

August 4, 2016
Thursday, 1pm (PT); 2pm (MT); 3pm (CT); 4pm (ET)

This webinar will educate perioperative RNs and other interested health care professionals about the new AORN Guideline for the Safe Use of Energy Devices. Join us to learn the evidence-based practices for energy devices including electrosurgery safety, laser safety, phacoemulsification, and more!

Objectives:

  • Explain the difference between electrosurgery, electrocautery, and diathermy
  • State three safety precautions for all energy devices
  • List three safety precautions for electrosurgical devices
  • State three safety precautions for lasers
  • Describe two safety precautions for phacoemulsification devices

Speaker: Byron L. Burlingame, MS, RN, CNOR

CH: This webinar will award one (1.0) CH after evaluation completion.

Price: Free
Upcoming Webinar

Clean Hands Count! Hand Hygiene Guideline Update

August 25, 2016
Thursday, 1pm (PT); 2pm (MT); 3pm (CT); 4pm (ET)

Hand hygiene is the primary method to prevent health care-associated infections. This webinar will review the recently updated AORN Guideline for Hand Hygiene, which provides evidence-based practice guidance for hand hygiene and surgical hand antisepsis to promote patient and personnel safety.

Objectives:

  • Discuss recent revisions in AORN’s Guideline for Hand Hygiene.
  • Describe the evidence on surgical hand antisepsis and hand hygiene in the perioperative setting.

Speaker: Amber Wood, MSN, RN, CNOR, CIC, FAPIC

CH: This webinar will award one (1.0) CH after evaluation completion.

Price: Free

Emerging Leaders Financial Management Seminar - Denver

October 1, 2016
Denver, CO

This full-day program, specifically designed for perioperative nurse leaders working full time in a hospital or ambulatory surgery, will provide you with education on key financial concepts that is necessary for effectively managing the financial performance of perioperative services.

The seminar provides real world examples, case studies, and proven techniques to become a stronger leader. Below is an example of the 2015 Emerging Leaders seminar focused on budgeting issues for OR departments.

Price: $75

Emerging Leaders Financial Management Seminar - Indianapolis

October 29, 2016
Indianapolis, IN

This full-day program, specifically designed for perioperative nurse leaders working full time in a hospital or ambulatory surgery, will provide you with education on key financial concepts that is necessary for effectively managing the financial performance of perioperative services.

The seminar provides real world examples, case studies, and proven techniques to become a stronger leader. Below is an example of the 2015 Emerging Leaders seminar focused on budgeting issues for OR departments.

Price: $75

Administrator Skills Course

November 2 - 4, 2016
Denver, CO

AORN offers a unique learning program – beginning with a three-day face-to-face event followed by a four-month online course – providing ASC administrators with the information and resources necessary to lead a profitable and successful center. The four-month course is also designed to help prepare for the CASC® certification, a distinguished credential specific to the ambulatory surgery center administrator.

Member Price: $2650
Non-member Price: $2900