Essentials of Infection Prevention & Safety in the Perioperative Setting

Going Above and Beyond for Optimal Outcomes

Join us this fall at a one-day workshop to advance your strategies for putting the latest guidelines into practice.

AORN nurse authors of the Guidelines for Perioperative Practice will take you beyond the basics with discussions of top patient-centered approaches and clinical skills to take back to your facility to improve outcomes.

You'll also take part in hands-on activities using surgical devices and scenarios that help boost confidence and improve patient care.

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Education sessions and hands-on activities include:

  • Identifying surgical wound types, risks and prevention strategies
  • Implementing an effective surgical smoke-free program
  • Safeguarding against hypothermia and recognizing top risks
  • Preventing electrosurgery injuries and surgical fires

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Presented by nurse authors of AORN’s Guidelines for Perioperative Practice.

Checkbox icon  Contact Hours: 4.5 CHs

Earn 4.5 CNE contact hours by attending the four education sessions. This program is also approved for up to 4.0 hours of AEUs by BASC Provider #0102.*

Where will you attend? Register today.

Dallas, TX Saturday, September 28 Register
Charlotte, NC Saturday, October 19 Register
Los Angeles, CA Saturday,October 26 Register
Kansas City, MO Saturday, November 2 Register
New York City, NY Saturday, November 9 Register
Seattle, WA Saturday, November 16 Register

Interested in attending for FREE? Registration to Beyond Essentials: Advancing Patient Care is included with AORN Leader Membership.

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*Attendees will need to complete the electronic evaluations to earn the contact hours.

To maximize open discussion, seminar attendance is limited to perioperative nurses and related healthcare personnel currently employed and working in a surgical setting. Individuals working as independent consultants or as employees of medical device and other companies are ineligible to attend.

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