Recommended Practices News
Check back as new recommended practices become available for public comment.
New/Revised Recommended Practices:
Four recommended practices have been created or revised in 2013. They are now available through our online subscription and will be published in the 2014 Standards and Recommended Practices print edition.
- Recommended Practices for Sharps Safety
- Recommended Practices for Care of Patients Undergoing Pneumatic Tourniquet-assisted Procedures
- Recommended Practices for Environmental Cleaning
- Recommended Practices for Selection and Use of Packaging Systems for Sterilization
Learn all about the newest recommendations and the most current evidence for best practices.
Recommended Practices for Environmental Cleaning (webinar replay)
Packaging: Not Always So Simple (live webinar - December 3)
Pneumatic Tourniquets: Perspectives from the Inside & Out (webinar replay)
Recommended Practices for Sharps Safety (webinar replay)
AORN's Perioperative Standards and Recommended Practices, 2013 Edition presents the first ever evidence-rated* recommended practices for safe perioperative care.
These new recommended practices are now available in a variety of options to fit your needs--Book, CD, e-Subscription and as single chapters.
Below you will find related resources for each of the new recommended practices:
Safe Environment of Care
Prevention of Transmissible Infections
*These recommended practices have been evidence-rated using the Oncology Nursing Society Putting Evidence Into Practice (ONS PEP®) Model and the Johns Hopkins Nursing EBP Model.
The 2013 edition also features updated content on:
- Minimally Invasive Surgery
- Fire Safety Policies and Procedures