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Correct Site Surgery Tool Kit

The Correct Site Surgery Tool Kit provided by the Association of perioOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) offers resources to assist healthcare professionals implement best practices to promote correct site surgery.

Components

  • Actions to prevent wrong-patient, wrong-site, wrong-procedure events (PDF)
  • Correct Site Surgery Pocket Guide (PDF) 
  • Correct Site Surgery Tool Kit Faculty Disclosures (PowerPoint)  
  • Correct Site Surgery Universal Protocol Facts (PDF)

Related Links

  • Sentinel Event: Prevention and reduction of wrong-patient, wrong-site, wrong-procedure event (PDF)

Posters

  • Promote Correct Site Surgery Poster (PDF)

  

Related Links


Related External Links

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Wrong Site Task Force
  • World Health Organization (WHO) Safe Surgery

Copyright

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Notice

No responsibility is assumed by AORN, Inc. for any injury and/or damage to persons or property as a matter of products liability, negligence or otherwise, or from any use or operation of any standards, recommended practices, methods, products, instructions, or ideas contained in the material herein. Because of rapid advances in the health care sciences in particular, independent verification of diagnoses, medication dosages, and individualized care and treatment should be made. The material contained herein is not intended to be a substitute for the exercise of professional medical or nursing judgment The content in this publication is provided on an as is basis.

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