AORN White Papers

The use of robotics, artificial intelligence, drones, and smart carts were ideas that a think tank of clinicians, architects, health care design specialists, and surgical vendors identified as possible solutions to real challenges in perioperative departments across the country.

This paper provides nurses and health care organizations with comprehensive strategies and resources to identify, evaluate, mitigate, and report uncivil behavior.

This paper identifies disparities in surgical care and outcomes experienced by patients of color as well as actions that can be taken to decrease disparities.

An extensive literature review revealed a paucity of research showing a direct correlation between the DNP-prepared nurse and effects on patient, organizational, and team outcomes.