Case Studies

AORN has developed case studies on selected surgical procedures with the goal of promoting and facilitating clinical learning through guided discussions.

Each case study includes:  

  • Overview of the situation involved
  • Learning objectives and concepts addressed
  • Student questions
  • Teacher guide
  • References
  • Additional resources specific to each scenario 

Case Study Scenarios: 

  • Pediatric Spinal Fusion 
  • Cardio Vascular Accident/Carotid Endarterectomy 
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus 
  • Generic Preoperative Assessment

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