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Position Statement on Patient Safety

Public Commenting Needed

January 17, 2022

Open for Public Comment


The position statement describes AORN's beliefs about the shared responsibility among perioperative professionals to provide the highest quality care in every practice setting where operative and other invasive procedures are performed where every patient is from injury and harm and organizations establish and sustain an organizational culture of patient safety.

The public comment period closes February 7. Comments received after this date will not be considered in the final review. Thank you for your consideration.

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