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April 2019 Issue
Special Focus: Ambulatory Surgery
This April issue features articles on ensuring medication management programs at ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) meet all regulatory and patient safety requirements, the benefits of electronic health records and their use in ASCs, reprocessing single-use surgical supplies and devices in ASCs, key recommendations from the AORN “Guideline for design and maintenance of the surgical suite,” and more.
CE Articles: FREE to AORN members
- Reprocessing Single-Use Devices in the Ambulatory Surgery Environment
- Guideline Implementation: Design and Maintenance of the Surgical Suite
- Clinical Issues—April 2019
- Safe Medication Management at Ambulatory Surgery Centers
- The Role of Electronic Documentation in Ambulatory Surgery Centers
- Assessment of Scrub Practitioners’ List of Intraoperative Non-Technical Skills
The May 2019 Issue Preview
The May 2019 issue features a special focus on infection prevention and includes articles on perioperative hair removal, OR contact precautions, surgical hand antisepsis, and more. In addition, the May issue includes a Perioperative Leadership Strategies special report.
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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