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Sign up for one of our upcoming webinars, designed especially for perioperative professionals.

Online registration is removed the day before the webinar occurs. For assistance logging in or registering by phone, please call AORN Experience Services at 800-755-2676.

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Guideline Update: Sterilization Packaging

September 24, 2019

Speaker: Erin Kyle, DNP, RN, CNOR, NEA-BC

How should perioperative team members select and use sterilization packaging products? Join us for this webinar to learn guideline updates and evidence-based, best practices to implement at your facility to promote safe patient care.


- Describe at least two changes to the AORN guideline for sterilization packaging systems.
- Describe important factors for the perioperative team to consider when selecting sterilization packaging products and accessories.
- Explain the benefits and importance of standardized processes applied to sterilization packaging.

Guideline Update: Sharps Safety

October 1, 2019

Speaker: Mary J. Ogg, MSN, RN, CNOR

Perioperative team members work in a high-risk environment for exposure to bloodborne pathogens from percutaneous injuries. Join us for this webinar to learn evidence-based interventions to implement in your facility to significantly reduce sharps injuries.


- Discuss the importance of the hierarchy of controls in reducing sharps injuries.
- Explain the difference between work practice controls and engineering controls in preventing sharps injuries.
- Describe the evidence-based interventions for reducing sharps injuries in the perioperative environment.

Applying the ANA Code of Ethics to Your Perioperative Nursing Practice

October 3, 2019

Speaker: Kathryn Schroeter, PhD, RN, CNE, CNOR

This webinar reviews principles of bioethics and the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses. Specific application to perioperative nursing practice will be highlighted including the topics of nurses' conscientious objection, organ donation/transplantation, resuscitation orders and patients' rights to self-determination.


- Identify 6 principles of bioethics
- Discuss application of the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses to perioperative nursing practice

Addressing Ergonomic Concerns in Perioperative Environments

October 30, 2019

Speaker: Mary Pellowski, OTR/L, CHT, CEAS; Yeu-Li Yeung, MS, OT/L, CPE, CSPHP

This webinar will examine ergonomic concerns and potential solutions within perioperative environments as recommended in the AORN Guidelines.


- Discuss ergonomic issues and solutions related to safe patient handling and movement in perioperative environments.
- Describe tools to address other ergonomic challenges in perioperative settings.

Autologous Tissue: Guideline Update 2020

November 13, 2019

Speaker: Julie Cahn, DNP, RN, CNOR, RN-BC, ACNS-BC, CNS-CP

This webinar will review the updates made to the Guideline for Autologous Tissue Management in the 2020 edition of the Guidelines for Perioperative Practice.


- Identify two changes to the 2020 edition of the Guideline for Autologous Tissue Management.
- Discuss how tissue establishment registration affects sterilization and distribution of tissue.
- List two ways to determine an expiration date or maximum storage duration of autologous tissue.

Price: Free

The registration fee for this event is non-refundable