About Us

Meet the Team that is Putting the Pieces Together

The Stitch is a digital resource and community for novice perioperative nurses (in the first 18 to 24 months of perioperative practice) and the educators and preceptors who support them.

Editorial Team

Editor-in-Chief: Laurie Saletnik, DNP, RN, CNOR
Associate Editor: Rebecca K. Vortman, DNP, RN, CNOR, NEA-BC
Editorial Assistant: Lindsey Hoover

Series Coordinators

Sara Angelilli, DNP, RN, CNOR, NPD-BC
Andrea Dyer, MSN, RN, CNOR
Emily McKisson, MS, BSN, RN, CNOR
Margaret Vance, MSN, RN, CNOR, NPD-BC

Advisory Board

Sara Angelilli, DNP, RN, CNOR, NPD-BC
Jacqueline Bak, EdD, MSN, RN, CNOR
Linda Connelly, PhD, DNP, MSH, ARNP, CNS, CNOR
Andrea Dyer, MSN, RN, CNOR
Briana Meyers, BSN, RN
Daphny Peneza, MSN, RN, CNOR, CSSM, FAORN
Tracey Young, MSN, RN

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