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Perioperative Care of the COVID-19 Patient

Quickly Access the Latest COVID-19 Recommendations

A regularly updated eBook, Perioperative Care of the COVID-19 Patient* [also known as AORN's COVID-19 Perioperative Playbook] is a one-stop, comprehensive online resource that provides your team evidence-based information, critical workflows, and recommendations to safely treat suspected or positive COVID-19 patients.

Effectively implement COVID-19 leadership strategies, learn about resuming operations, and help ensure safe PPE practices from preop to postop – with updates as new guidance emerges.

Protect Your Patients. Prepare Your Team.

COVID-19 Nurse 


Standardize Your COVID-19 Surgical Plans

Be confident your entire perioperative team is up to date on current pandemic protocols and workflows to keep patients safe during these challenging times.

Special COVID-19 Guidelines for Perioperative Practice Offer

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Purchase the 2020 print edition by August 17, 2020 and receive one-year access to the playbook for free.


Topics include:

  • Resuming Operations
  • Preoperative Assessment and Testing
  • Transport to the Operating Room
  • Operating Room
  • Postoperative Protocol
  • Cleaning the Operating Room After Use for a COVID-19 Patient
  • Restoring a Dedicated COVID-19 or Closed OR to Normal Use
  • Perioperative Staff Self-Care

BONUS: Process Workflow and Safety Checklists are also included:

  • COVID-19 Process Workflow
  • ASC Reopening/Readiness Checklist
  • COVID-19 Specific Surgical Safety Checklist

Free to Facility Subscribers

The playbook is available free to subscribers of eGuidelines Plus, AORN's online platform for the most current Guidelines for Perioperative Practice and hundreds of implementation and clinical tools.

eGuidelines Plus resources include Guideline Quick Views, Policy & Procedure Templates, customizable Competency Verification Tools, Key Takeaways, Case Studies and much more.

Listen to AORN’s COVID-19 Town Hall Series.