Essentials of Infection Prevention and Safety in the Perioperative Setting

A Bundled Approach to Infection Prevention and Safety

Patient and worker safety is of utmost importance to all perioperative team members. Do you know how to be your own advocate for infection prevention and safety?

Empower your team with the most up-to-date IP and Safety best practices at a one-day, hands-on symposium presented by authors of the AORN Guidelines for Perioperative Practice.

Exclusively Developed for ASC Professionals

What Does My Registration Include?

  • Unique, blended curriculum including a 3.5-day, face-to-face course which provides the foundation for 9 online modules that follow (the learner will be given 4 months to complete the course)
  • One full day dedicated specifically to ASC finances
  • Opportunity to network with nationally recognized speakers and your peers
  • Information on the latest advances in ambulatory surgery through engaging and interactive learning

What Will I Learn?

  • ASC quality reporting requirements
  • Understanding of budgets, assets/liabilities, balance sheets, pro-forma statements
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Preparation for an accreditation survey
  • Many have used this course to help prepare for the CASC* exam

Who Should Attend?

Anyone responsible for running a successful and profitable ambulatory surgery center.

  • Registered Nurses
  • Physicians
  • Administrators
  • Facility Owners

Upcoming Program Dates

November 6–9, 2018 AORN Headquarters
2170 S. Parker Rd., Ste. 400
Denver, CO 80231

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Register by August 15 to save $250.

Lodging and Transportation

Hilton Garden Inn Denver Tech Center is the host hotel for the Administrator Skills Course. AORN has secured special discounted group rates for November.

Hilton Garden Inn - Denver Tech Center

Hilton Garden Inn Denver Tech Center
7675 East Union Avenue
Denver, CO 80237
(303) 770-4200

November Program Lodging

$135.00 plus tax per night, single or double occupancy. Please click here to reserve your room. Or, call the hotel direct at 1 (800) 445-8667. Please ask for the AORN November Meeting and inform rate code AO9. Overnight self-parking fee is waived with AORN group room rate.

Rate is valid for November 5–10, 2018 on a first come, first served basis until the cut-off date of October 8, 2018. Please note that the group rate may sell out before the cut-off date, so please book early. If you wish to add days to your travel, please call Nallely Espinosa with Hilton Garden Inn DTC for assistance at (720) 528-3010.


The AORN group room rate is for single or double occupancy and does not include breakfast. Breakfast will be served for attendees at AORN Headquarters from 7:30am to 8am.

Shuttle Transportation

AORN will provide complimentary shuttle transportation to/from Hilton Garden Inn Denver Tech Center and AORN Headquarters. The shuttle will leave Hilton Garden Inn Denver Tech Center promptly at 7:45am on Tuesday and at 7:15am Wednesday through Friday. A shuttle coordinator will be in the lobby and outside at the motor coach to assist you. Please arrive accordingly.

No shuttle service will be provided back to Hilton Garden Inn Denver Tech Center at the conclusion of the event on Friday. If you plan to go directly to the airport after the program concludes on Friday, please bring your luggage with you to the meeting and we will store it for you. You will need to make your own arrangements for transportation to the Denver International Airport on your day of departure.

**If you are not staying at the host hotel, you will be responsible for your own transportation arrangements and costs.

Accreditation and Disclaimer


39.3 Contact Hours (CH) are awarded upon successful completion of the entire course. 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.


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.

*CASC® is a registered trademark of the Board of Ambulatory Surgery Certification, which neither sponsors nor endorses this program.

"This was the best investment of my career. Speakers are very experienced and influential people in the ASC world. This is an excellent program for both new and seasoned ASC professionals."

Member Price: $45

Non-member Price: $60

The registration fee for this event is non-refundable.