In New Zealand organisations and perioperative areas of practice utilize AORN
and ACORN (Australian College of Perioperative Nurses) standards to support guidelines, supplemented by discussion documents, providing input into specific cultural and social needs in New Zealand.
For more information on the benefits of Super Brush foam swabs, visit Booth #3040 at AORN
April 7th through 9th, at the Music City Center in Nashville, TN.
ergonomic tool 6: Lifting and carrying supplies and equipment in the perioperative setting.
Wagner holds membership in numerous professional organizations with long-term volunteer activism in local to national levels of AORN
. She is a member of the AORN
Journal Editorial Board, the AORN
Nursing Research Committee, and has published numerous articles and book chapters about perioperative nursing issues.
But as this questionnaire is derived from the AORN
guidelines and the questions asked are practical, relevant and clinically oriented, it is still an effective method of assessing the practical knowledge and it gives a fair image of level of understanding.
Whereas, the national standards established by AORN
recognizes two levels of academic qualifications for the RNFA role which include both the nurse who has current certification in perioperative nursing as required by Tennessee legislation, but also recognizes the credentials of the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN); and
Bacterial growth: There is sparse scientific evidence which differentiates the speed of the bacteria growth within close temperature differential (AAMI recommendation 60[degrees]F-65[degrees]F/ 15[degrees]C-18[degrees]C and AORN
will launch its nuvisSingle-Use Arthroscope at the 2015 AORN
(Association of periOperative Registered Nurses) Surgical Conference and Expo, 7-11 March in Denver, the company said on Tuesday.
Some universities around the country have taken the initiative to integrate AORN
's Periop 101: A Core Curriculum[TM] (AORN
, 2011b), into their nursing school programs.
As the unit educator at Dupont Hospital, I knew implementing recommended practices in the OR would be easier if the unit's nurses were aware and understood recommendations and standards of practice as endorsed by AORN
. After doing some recruiting, I had 11 nurses express interest in forming a study group.
Checks are usually done by the biomedical engineering department who can then mark the equipment as safe for use (AORN