Guideline Implementation Topics

AORN’s Guidelines for Perioperative Practice provide a standardized perioperative foundation to help deliver safe patient care and achieve workplace safety. Expand your perioperative knowledge by exploring the guideline implementation topics below.

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Aseptic Technique

Aseptic technique topics include environmental cleaning, hand hygiene, preoperative patient skin antisepsis, and surgical attire.

Equipment and Product Safety

Equipment and product safety topics include pneumatic tourniquets and product selection.

Patient and Worker Safety

Sterilization and Disinfection

Sterilization and disinfection topics include flexible endoscopes, high-level disinfection, instrument cleaning, and packaging systems.

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