Keeping current with standards of practice is essential to care in the OR environment. Increase your knowledge of current practices that impact patient outcomes.
The selection and use of surgical gowns are essential components of an effective infection prevention program; therefore, perioperative nurses must be knowledgeable about barrier fabric qualities in order to select and use gowns appropriately.
This continuing education activity will provide the perioperative nurse with information on ways to improve inventory management in the operating room
Patient positioning that is performed incorrectly can result in patient injury to the respiratory, circulatory, neuromuscular and integumentary systems. Learn how to Identify factors that place surgical patients at risk for tissue damage.
Upon completion of this activity, participant should be able to understand and implement the interventions that reduce the risk and incidence of surgical site infections throughout the perioperative period.
This continuing nursing education activity provides a review of the clinical considerations regarding the appropriate selection and use of facial protection devices in various surgical practice settings.
This continuing education activity will describe the unique challenges associated with heat in the operating room and how it affects the surgical team.
This continuing education activity will provide a historical review of the evolution of the use of gloves as a protective barrier.
This continuing education activity will familiarize perioperative nurses and nurse managers with the benefits of an online, information systems approach to managing custom packs.
This course is designed to teach AORN recommended best practices for positioning during a robotic surgery.
This continuing education program will present a brief overview of harms associated with incorrect glove use and hand hygiene.
This continuing education activity will provide a review of the basic principles of wound healing.