Environment of Care, Part II

Get the resources you need to implement AORN’s Guidelines for providing a Safe Environment of Care (Part II) related to patients and perioperative personnel and the equipment used in the perioperative environment.

They include information on:

  • design of the building structure
  • movement of patients, personnel, supplies, and equipment through the suite
  • safety during construction
  • environmental controls (eg, heating, ventilation, air conditioning [HVAC])
  • maintenance of structural surfaces
  • power failure response planning
  • security
  • control of noise and distractions

 

Clinical FAQs


Community Discussions

  

Journal Articles

  • Implementing AORN Recommended Practices for a Safe Environment of Care 2 * - coming soon! 
  • RP Summary: Recommended Practices for a Safe Environment of Care 2 * - coming soon! 

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