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Nurse Executive Leadership Seminar - Austin

May 26, 2016
Austin, TX

This workshop will give perioperative nurse executives new ideas and resources to improve preference cards and standardize processes, increase efficiencies in workflow, help control inventory costs and develop and implement plans to strengthen the collaboration and communications between the OR staff and physicians. It is designed especially for professionals who are struggling with their current process and seeking solutions, strategies and techniques to improve collaboration and find cost savings throughout the perioperative process and ultimately improve the quality of patient care.

Price: $75
Upcoming Webinar

Evidence for Documenting Patient Care: Guideline Update

June 28, 2016
Tuesday, 1pm (PT); 2pm (MT); 3pm (CT); 4pm (ET)

Seminal and emerging evidence continues to reflect the significance of accurate capture of patient care to promote quality patient outcomes and improvements in population health. Join us for this webinar to learn about the updates in the AORN guideline for patient information management. Improving documentation practices stressing the use of structured clinical vocabularies, implementation of a standardized electronic documentation framework, and compliance with professional, accreditation, and regulatory requirements will be presented.

Objectives:

  • Describe updates to the conceptual model for a perioperative documentation platform
  • Identify supporting evidence for documentation practices

Speaker: Sharon Giarrizzo-Wilson, MS, RN-BC, CNOR

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

Price: Free
Upcoming Webinar

Emergence Delirium and Caring for Military Members with PTSD

July 14, 2016
Thursday, 1pm (PT); 2pm (MT); 3pm (CT); 4pm (ET)

The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to increase their knowledge about veterans, their risk factors for emergence delirium, perioperative screening for risks, and interventions to reduce the incidence of emergence delirium.

Objectives:

  • Identify characteristics of veterans that affect perioperative outcomes
  • Define emergence delirium (ED) and identify risk factors
  • Identify perioperative screening information which helps to identify veterans and others at-risk for emergence delirium
  • Describe interventions to reduce the incidence of ED during emersion from anesthesia

Speaker: Cynthia Nation, MAJ, AN

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

Price: Free
Upcoming Webinar

AORN Electrosurgery and Laser Guidelines: Shocking Changes

August 4, 2016
Thursday, 1pm (PT); 2pm (MT); 3pm (CT); 4pm (ET)

This webinar will educate perioperative RNs and other interested health care professionals about the new AORN Guideline for the Safe Use of Energy Devices. Join us to learn the evidence-based practices for energy devices including electrosurgery safety, laser safety, phacoemulsification, and more!

Objectives:

  • Explain the difference between electrosurgery, electrocautery, and diathermy
  • State three safety precautions for all energy devices
  • List three safety precautions for electrosurgical devices
  • State three safety precautions for lasers
  • Describe two safety precautions for phacoemulsification devices

Speaker: Byron L. Burlingame, MS, RN, CNOR

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

Price: Free

Emerging Leaders Financial Management Seminar - Denver

October 1, 2016
Denver, CO

This full-day program, specifically designed for perioperative nurse leaders working full time in a hospital or ambulatory surgery, will provide you with education on key financial concepts that is necessary for effectively managing the financial performance of perioperative services.

The seminar provides real world examples, case studies, and proven techniques to become a stronger leader. Below is an example of the 2015 Emerging Leaders seminar focused on budgeting issues for OR departments.

Price: $75

Emerging Leaders Financial Management Seminar - Indianapolis

October 29, 2016
Indianapolis, IN

This full-day program, specifically designed for perioperative nurse leaders working full time in a hospital or ambulatory surgery, will provide you with education on key financial concepts that is necessary for effectively managing the financial performance of perioperative services.

The seminar provides real world examples, case studies, and proven techniques to become a stronger leader. Below is an example of the 2015 Emerging Leaders seminar focused on budgeting issues for OR departments.

Price: $75

Administrator Skills Course

November 2 - 4, 2016
Denver, CO

AORN offers a unique learning program – beginning with a three-day face-to-face event followed by a four-month online course – providing ASC administrators with the information and resources necessary to lead a profitable and successful center. The four-month course is also designed to help prepare for the CASC® certification, a distinguished credential specific to the ambulatory surgery center administrator.

Member Price: $2650
Non-member Price: $2900