Periop 202: Shoulder and Elbow

Build Your Shoulder and Elbow Orthopedic Knowledge

Developed by subject matter experts and AORN, this course provides standardized, evidence-based education of the workflow a perioperative professional must know prior to being assigned to either a shoulder or elbow surgical procedure.

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Periop 202: Shoulder and Elbow

This interactive course focuses on the:

  • Overview of open shoulder and elbow procedures including total shoulder arthroplasty and distal biceps repairs
  • Identification of the anatomy and normal function of the upper extremity of the shoulder and elbow
  • Comparisons of the anatomic total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA) and reverse total shoulder arthroplasty (RTSA) indications
  • Most common surgical approaches and correct patient positioning
  • Identification of the equipment necessary to prepare the OR for shoulder and elbow surgical procedures
  • Best practices for patients undergoing shoulder or elbow procedures

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