Upcoming Webinars

Upcoming Webinar

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

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!


  • 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.

Clean Hands Count! Hand Hygiene Guideline Update

August 25, 2016
Thursday, 1pm (PT); 2pm (MT); 3pm (CT); 4pm (ET)

Hand hygiene is the primary method to prevent health care-associated infections. This webinar will review the recently updated AORN Guideline for Hand Hygiene, which provides evidence-based practice guidance for hand hygiene and surgical hand antisepsis to promote patient and personnel safety.


  • Discuss recent revisions in AORN’s Guideline for Hand Hygiene.
  • Describe the evidence on surgical hand antisepsis and hand hygiene in the perioperative setting.

Speaker: Amber Wood, MSN, RN, CNOR, CIC, FAPIC

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

Unique Device Identifiers (UDIs): Roadmap to Implementation

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

The FDA Unique Device Identifier (UDI) final rule establishes a system to identify implantable medical devices through their distribution and use in the United States. Join us to learn more about the UDI rule, the implementation roadmap, UDI benefits, challenges, and ongoing work.


  • Describe the FDA Unique Device Identifier (UDI) Final Rule.
  • Identify The Global Unique Device Identification Database.
  • Explain how AORN is involved with the UDI Final Rule.

Speaker: Denise Maxwell-Downing, MS, BSN, RN, CNOR

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

Price: Free