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July 2020 Issue
This July issue features articles on surgical instrument manufacturing, considerations for relocating sterile processing activities to an off-site facility, collaboration between central sterile processing and hospital epidemiology and infection control, the effect of a skin barrier film on the incidence of dressing-related skin blisters, key components for safe patient handling and movement, and more!
Journal CE Article Titles
- Instrument Manufacturing: Implications for Perioperative Teams
- Back to Basics 2.0: Safe Patient Handling and Movement
- Clinical Issues—July 2020
- A Central Sterile Processing and Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control Collaboration to Ensure Safe Patient Care
- Relocating Sterile Processing Activities to an Off-Site Facility: Cost, Design, and Project Management Considerations
- The Effect of a Skin Barrier Film on the Incidence of Dressing-Related Skin Blisters After Spine Surgery
The August 2020 issue
The August 2020 issue features articles on the use of a “Perioperative Unfolding Case Study,” the efficacy of cleaning methods for ophthalmic microscopic instruments, developing a perioperative nurse residency program, patients’ perceptions after robot-assisted surgery, developing a surgical site infection prevention bundle for patients undergoing elective spine surgery, and more!
AORN Journal CE Articles
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Searching for quality education? Preparing for recertification? AORN Journal Continuing Education (CE) articles feature a variety of perioperative topics, from sterilization and guideline implementation to prevention of sentinel events and infection prevention, as well as online evaluations with immediate test results!
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