- Live Webinars
Offering Educational Presentations on High-Interest Topics
AORN Live Webinars are educational presentations on high-interest, clinical and leadership topics developed for perioperative nurses, leaders, and other members of the perioperative team. Registration is open to AORN members and non-members. Check back regularly for new events and be sure to invite your colleagues to join you.
Upcoming Live Webinars
Are you strategizing how to effectively meet staffing and workload demands, while future-proofing your efficiency initiatives? Hear key insights into how new technology can be utilized to transform care in the OR.
1 CH | Sponsored by Intuitive
What does it take to minimize turnover times and maximize caseload efficiency in bariatric surgical cases using flip rooms? At this live webinar you’ll gain strategies and insights that include: staffing considerations, collaboration between pre-op and PACU teams, and innovative scheduling practices that foster workflow efficiencies.
Discover effective strategies for disinfecting high-touched, shared equipment without damaging the surfaces and address common operational and implementation questions.
3.25 CH | 3.25 AEU
Perioperative and procedural teams who use lasers are invited to join AORN for a half-day, virtual live training to understand and implement evidence-based laser safety processes. This course meets annual training requirements and provides guidance to keep yourself and your patients safe.
1 CH | Sponsored by Intuitive
Learn how to manage the logistics of block scheduling and how to maintain efficient workflows for robotic surgeries by leveraging data and best scheduling practices. You’ll gain valuable tips for making strategic decisions around block release and using open time, with the end goal of reaching your program’s peak potential.
11.5 CH | 11.5 AEU
Join AORN for a 1.5-day virtual live advanced course for Medical Laser Safety Officers to ensure you have the most current information and tools to safeguard your colleagues and patients — and be successful in this important leadership role.
The preceptor role is essential to ensuring your new team members are able to learn and assimilate effectively in the periop environment. Hear a panel of leaders share their expertise on how to engage, invigorate, and better prepare the preceptor to succeed in their vital role.
1 CH | Sponsored by Intuitive
At this live webinar you’ll gain the necessary knowledge to implement and fine tune an efficient robotic surgery program in the acute care setting. You’ll hear about best practices to achieve programmatic alignment, what staffing considerations you should make, and how to implement recruitment and retention ideas tailored to the unique demands of the program.
Featured On-Demand Webinars
Embracing a zero-narcotics approach post-surgery accelerates recovery, improves outcomes, and reduces hospital stays. See how this and other robotic surgery advantages drive a paradigm shift toward a culture of efficiency and financial stewardship.
As cost containment initiatives continue to be a top priority in healthcare, you will acquire insight into how to take these efforts to new levels in robotic surgery. Through analysis and creation of transparency tools, you’ll be able to identify areas for cost savings in your robotic surgery program.
This online course discusses retained surgical items and uses scenario-based technology to improve skills. Learn more and earn public recognition.
This online course is a comprehensive surgical smoke-free recognition program for facilities who want to ensure a smoke-free environment. Learn more and register.
In this keynote presentation leaders will learn practical tools and strategies they can immediately implement to address workplace violence, bullying, and incivility within the healthcare environment. When leaders are equipped to address disruptive behaviors, employees stay, and patients achieve better outcomes.
AORN DEI Summit
We believe in a fundamental responsibility to provide leadership in the development and implementation of changes in public and health policies that support DEI. By empowering nurses with the knowledge, skills, and support necessary to actively contribute to DEI initiatives, we can play a pivotal role in fostering a more inclusive and equitable healthcare system, ultimately improving patient outcomes, and advancing health equity for all.
This 30-minute webinar – designed for busy ambulatory leaders – will help to identify common credentialing and peer review mistakes and share mitigation strategies and best practices.
As staffing challenges persist, obtain fresh ideas on how to optimize staffing models in your robotics service line. Through careful examination of the surgical schedule and a strategy of deploying resources based on highest need, you'll see how to maximize team members at their highest scope of practice. Sponsored by Intuitive.
Gain fresh ideas around training and team engagement from a research group who investigated the effects of game-based educational competitions on improvement of the technical and non-technical skills within a robotic-assisted surgery team.
Imagine the ability to combine robotic diagnostic imaging and surgical intervention capabilities in one anesthetic episode. This webinar will share learnings and best practices on how to create a team culture which facilitates a safe and efficient workstream in a hybrid operating room.
Based on AORN’s Guidelines for Perioperative Practice - Minimally Invasive Surgery: Guideline Update 2023.
Based on AORN’s Guidelines for Perioperative Practice - Design and Maintenance of the Surgical Suite Part 2: Maintenance 2019.
Glean insights from a live panel of three perioperative leaders as they share lessons learned and unexpected wins during their journey to safely staff their department and maximize retention.
This webinar prepares a perioperative nurse to understand perioperative considerations of patients with Creutzfeldt Jacob Disease.
Based on AORN’s Guidelines for Perioperative Practice - Environmental Cleaning: Guideline Update 2020.
Based on AORN’s Guidelines for Perioperative Practice - Revisions to the AORN Evidence Model 2020.
Based on AORN’s Guidelines for Perioperative Practice - Guideline for Medical Device and Product Evaluation: Guideline update 2022.
Based on AORN’s Guidelines for Perioperative Practice - Guideline Update: Moderate Sedation/Analgesia 2022.
In this webinar, we will discuss ways to enhance the perioperative nurses' ability to provide culturally sensitive care to Muslim populations.
A 0.5 CEU 30 minute webinar for AORN about recognition of signs and symptoms, treatment, and team roles in responding to anesthetic-related Malignant Hyperthermia in the Operating Room.