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ASC Administrator Training Live

September 17 - 20, 2019
Denver, CO

Running a successful and profitable ASC requires an executive mindset to lead both quality improvement and cost-reduction initiatives. Attend this course to hone your leadership and regulatory expertise.

Member Price: $2000
Non-member Price: $2250

Beyond the Essentials: Enhancing Quality Care

September 21 - November 16, 2019
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AORN nurse authors of the Guidelines for Perioperative Practice will take you beyond the basics with discussions of top patient-centered approaches and clinical skills to take back to your facility to improve quality.

You'll also take part in hands-on activities using surgical devices and scenarios that help boost confidence and enhance patient care.

Member Price: $45
Non-member Price: $60
Upcoming Webinar

Guideline Update: Sterilization Packaging

September 24, 2019
9am (PT); 10am (MT); 11am (CT); 12pm (ET),

Speaker: Erin Kyle, DNP, RN, CNOR, NEA-BC


How should perioperative team members select and use sterilization packaging products? Join us for this webinar to learn guideline updates and evidence-based, best practices to implement at your facility to promote safe patient care.

Outcomes


- Describe at least two changes to the AORN guideline for sterilization packaging systems.
- Describe important factors for the perioperative team to consider when selecting sterilization packaging products and accessories.
- Explain the benefits and importance of standardized processes applied to sterilization packaging.

Member Price: Free
Non-member Price: $11

Nurse Leadership Seminar - 2019 Fall Series

September 26 - November 19, 2019
Multiple Cities, Multiple States

How to Develop a High-Performance Team

Join us this fall for an engaging, one-day seminar where OR leaders, business managers and directors from PACU, HR, and SPD gain insights and the skill set needed to thrive in the unique perioperative setting and inspire high-performing teams to deliver quality care.

Member Price: $70
Non-member Price: $85

Beyond the Essentials: Advancing Patient Care

September 28 - November 16, 2019
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AORN nurse authors of the Guidelines for Perioperative Practice will take you beyond the basics with discussions of top patient-centered approaches and clinical skills to take back to your facility to improve outcomes.

You'll also take part in hands-on activities using surgical devices and scenarios that help boost confidence and improve patient care.

Member Price: $45
Non-member Price: $60
Upcoming Webinar

Guideline Update: Sharps Safety

October 1, 2019
9am (PT); 10am (MT); 11am (CT); 12pm (ET),

Speaker: Mary J. Ogg, MSN, RN, CNOR


Perioperative team members work in a high-risk environment for exposure to bloodborne pathogens from percutaneous injuries. Join us for this webinar to learn evidence-based interventions to implement in your facility to significantly reduce sharps injuries.

Outcomes


- Discuss the importance of the hierarchy of controls in reducing sharps injuries.
- Explain the difference between work practice controls and engineering controls in preventing sharps injuries.
- Describe the evidence-based interventions for reducing sharps injuries in the perioperative environment.

Member Price: Free
Non-member Price: $11
OR Excellence - where leaders meet, learn and grow together

OR Excellence Conference

October 3 - 5, 2019
New Orleans, LA

Now in its 11th year, OR Excellence is all about interacting and networking with colleagues, speakers and vendors. It's about protecting your patients and employees, succeeding economically and positioning your facility for the future.

Price: $675
Upcoming Webinar

Applying the ANA Code of Ethics to Your Perioperative Nursing Practice

October 3, 2019
9am (PT); 10am (MT); 11am (CT); 12pm (ET),

Speaker: Kathryn Schroeter, PhD, RN, CNE, CNOR


This webinar reviews principles of bioethics and the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses. Specific application to perioperative nursing practice will be highlighted including the topics of nurses' conscientious objection, organ donation/transplantation, resuscitation orders and patients' rights to self-determination.

Outcomes


- Identify 6 principles of bioethics
- Discuss application of the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses to perioperative nursing practice

Member Price: Free
Non-member Price: $11
Upcoming Webinar

Addressing Ergonomic Concerns in Perioperative Environments

October 30, 2019
9am (PT); 10am (MT); 11am (CT); 12pm (ET),

Speaker: Mary Pellowski, OTR/L, CHT, CEAS; Yeu-Li Yeung, MS, OT/L, CPE, CSPHP


This webinar will examine ergonomic concerns and potential solutions within perioperative environments as recommended in the AORN Guidelines.

Outcomes


- Discuss ergonomic issues and solutions related to safe patient handling and movement in perioperative environments.
- Describe tools to address other ergonomic challenges in perioperative settings.

Member Price: Free
Non-member Price: $11
Upcoming Webinar

Autologous Tissue: Guideline Update 2020

November 13, 2019
9am (PT); 10am (MT); 11am (CT); 12pm (ET),

Speaker: Julie Cahn, DNP, RN, CNOR, RN-BC, ACNS-BC, CNS-CP


This webinar will review the updates made to the Guideline for Autologous Tissue Management in the 2020 edition of the Guidelines for Perioperative Practice.

Outcomes


- Identify two changes to the 2020 edition of the Guideline for Autologous Tissue Management.
- Discuss how tissue establishment registration affects sterilization and distribution of tissue.
- List two ways to determine an expiration date or maximum storage duration of autologous tissue.

Member Price: Free
Non-member Price: $11

Leadership Summit

March 28 - April 1, 2020
Anaheim, CA

A four-day seminar held at AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo focused on new perioperative leadership strategies and tactics. Sign up to be notified when registration opens.

Price: Free
AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo

AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo

March 28 - April 1, 2020
Anaheim, CA

Network and learn about the latest technologies and trends at the largest gathering of perioperative nurses in the world. Registration opens Fall 2019. Sign up to be notified.

Price: Free