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Sign up for one of our upcoming webinars, designed especially for perioperative professionals.

September 10, 2014: Surgical Attire - What You Wear Does Matter! (Funded through the AORN Foundation and supported by Aramark Uniform Services.) 

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September 18, 2014: Recommended Practices for Cleaning and Care of Surgical Instruments 

September 30, 2014: Hybrid Technology: Answering Your Top Three Questions 

Webinars specific to the Ambulatory Surgery Division and the Center for Nursing Leadership are also available. Can't make it to a live webinar? Register for the replay after the event and watch at your convenience. Webinar recordings are available two business days after the live webinar.


Surgical Attire-What You Wear Does Matter!

Speaker: Lisa Spruce, DNP, RN, ACNS, ACNP, ANP, CNOR
Date: September 10, 2014
Time: 1pm (PT); 2pm (MT); 3pm (CT); 4pm (ET)

Overview: Surgical attire continues to be an emotional and controversial subject. This webinar will explain the evidence related to the surgical attire recommendations, highlight what has changed in 2014, and discuss some comments made by perioperative nurses’ about surgical attire. What you wear in the OR does matter to patient safety; join us for this webinar to find out why!

Objectives: 

  • Discuss how the wearing of surgical attire impacts patient safety.
  • Explain the scientific evidence supporting the AORN surgical attire recommendations.
  • Discuss two misconceptions by perioperative team members regarding surgical attire.
  • Explain three ways the perioperative RN can address challenges implementing surgical attire recommendations.

Fees: free for members/free for non-members + $10 evaluation
Contact Hours: This webinar will award one (1.0) contact hour after evaluation completion

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Funded through the AORN Foundation and supported by Aramark Uniform Services. 

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Recommended Practices for Cleaning and Care of Surgical Instruments

Speaker: Cynthia Spry, MSN, RN, CNOR, CRCST

Date: September 18, 2014

Time: 1pm (PT); 2pm (MT); 3pm (CT); 4pm (ET)

Overview: The cleaning and care of surgical instruments is a critical component of instrument processing. Key points of the recently revised AORN recommended practices for the cleaning and care of surgical instruments and research related to processing instruments contaminated with prions will be presented. Join us for this webinar to learn how to implement these best practices for surgical instrument processing in your health care organization to promote positive patient outcomes.

Objectives: 

  • Discuss the critical importance of cleaning and care of instruments used in surgery.
  • Identify key elements of the AORN recommended practices for care and cleaning of surgical instruments.

Contact Hours: This webinar will award one (1.0) contact hour after evaluation completion

Fees: free for members/free for non-members + $10 evaluation

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Hybrid Technology: Answering Your Top Three Questions

Speaker: National Committee on Education, including Angela Kanan, BSN, CNOR, CRN; Amos Schonrock; Anita Shoup, DNP, RN, CNOR

Date: September 30, 2014

Time: 1pm (PT); 2pm (MT); 3pm (CT); 4pm (ET)

Overview: As the adoption of minimally invasive procedures continues to increase, perioperative nurses find themselves in positions of launching or expanding a hybrid program in their care setting. This webinar will address three of the most commonly asked questions regarding the implementation of hybrid technology in the perioperative setting.

Objectives: 

  • Describe the current use of hybrid technology in the United States. 
  • Illustrate direct and indirect costs in construction and development of a hybrid OR. 
  • Describe staff training and competency considerations to ensure patient and staff safety during use of hybrid technology. 

Contact Hours: This webinar will award one (1.0) CH after evaluation completion

Fees: free for members/free for non-members + $10 evaluation

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AORN is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. 

AORN is provider-approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 13019. 

Disclaimer

AORN recognizes these activities as continuing education for registered nurses. This recognition does not imply that AORN or the American Nurses Credentialing Center approves or endorses products mentioned in the activity.

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