AORN Journal

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Stay up-to-date with the latest in evidence-based, clinical best practices through the award-winning, peer-reviewed AORN Journal. Available in timely, easy-to-read print, electronic, and mobile formats.

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August 2019 Issue

Special Issue: Obstetrics and Gynecology

This August issue features articles on causes, early recognition, and treatment of postpartum hemorrhage; how to identify hazards and mitigate risks in the perioperative setting based on the AORN “Guideline for a safe environment of care;” converting povidone-iodine prepping kits to CHG prepping kits for vaginal procedures; developing a successful fetal surgery program; implementing a perinatal perioperative simulation program; and more!

CE Articles: FREE to AORN members

  1. Using Interventional Radiology to Treat Postpartum Hemorrhage
  2. Guideline Implementation: A Safe Environment of Care
  3. August 2019 Clinical Issues

Featured Content

  1. Conversion to Chlorhexidine Gluconate for Perioperative Vaginal Preparation
  2. Integrating Fetal Therapy Procedures in an Established Labor and Delivery Service
  3. Preparing Perinatal Nurses for Obstetric OR Emergencies by Using Simulations

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The September 2019 issue features a special focus on nursing certification and includes articles on surgical instrument decontamination, surgical specimen management, an overview of regional anesthesia, the CNOR recertification process, preventing workplace bullying, and more!

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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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