Guidelines Workshops


Renae Wright, DNP, RN, CNOR

Perioperative Practice Specialist

Dr. Renae Wright has 18 years of experience in perioperative nursing. She started in the OR as a nurse extern learning to scrub while in nursing school and transitioned to staff nurse upon graduation. She has worked in both inpatient and outpatient perioperative settings as a clinical staff nurse, educator, relief supervisor, and perioperative services coordinator for a variety of specialties (eg, general, gynecologic, urologic, minimally invasive surgery, orthopedics, total joints). With interests in nursing leadership and quality improvement, Dr. Wright has facilitated projects aimed at improving resource utilization, patient safety, and staff engagement. Dr. Wright currently works as a Perioperative Practice Specialist at AORN, writing for the Guidelines and contributing to the AORN Journal, answering clinical questions for the Consult Line and ORNurseLink, and presenting on various topics. She most recently served as lead author for the Guideline for a Safe Environment of Care.