Association Of Perioperative Registered Nurses (AORN)

  • FDA Approves New RFID Technology
    ORLocate, a new technology that tracks instruments and sponges during surgical procedures has earned clearance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). ...More
    August 25, 2010 Posted in News
  • Take Charge of Your Facility's DVT Prevention Program
    The risk of life-threatening deep-vein thrombosis (DVT) affects more than the patient. Medical care providers are using mechanical DVT prophylaxis on a vast majority of surgery patients. “In general, 90 percent of patients in our surgery center get DVT prophylaxis," says ...More
    July 26, 2010 Posted in Articles
  • AORN Offers New ASC Infection Prevention Course
    The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN), has implemented a quality infection prevention program, designed to equip ASC administrators and staff with information that will aid them in meeting CMS requirements. ...More
    July 20, 2010 Posted in News
  • It's Showtime
    Allow me to introduce myself as the newest addition to the SurgiStrategies editorial team, Jessica Barreras. When I began my editorial position with the magazine about nine months ago, I was a little wary about how I would be accepted within the industry. A new kid on the ...More
    May 12, 2010 Posted in Articles
  • AORN Announces 2010-2011 Leadership Election Results
    The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) announces its leadership roster for 2010-2011:President-elect: Anne Marie Herlehy, DNP, RN, CNORVice president: Rosemarie T. Schroeder, RN, BSN, CNORSecretary: Jane A. Kusler-Jensen, RN, BSN, MBA, CNORBoard of ...More
    March 24, 2010 Posted in News
  • AORN Recommending Facility Laundering of Surgical Attire
    In a session held at the 57th annual AORN Congress, Melanie Braswell, a member of AORN's recommended practices review committee, introduced the 10 recommendations AORN is making regarding surgical attire, updated from the previous seven recommendations. Included is the ...More
    March 18, 2010 Posted in News
  • 3M and AORN Announce Billings Clinic Winner of ''It's in Your Hands'' Hand Hygiene YouTube Video Contest
    With a video featuring healthcare professionals demonstrating hand hygiene practices while singing a version of the Hokey Pokey, Billings Clinic of Billings, Mont., was named the winner of the "It's in Your Hands" YouTube video contest, sponsored by 3M and the Association ...More
    March 18, 2010 Posted in News
  • AFC Industries Displays New, Ultra-Durable and User-Friendly Point-of-Care Cart with Long-Running Battery Capacity at AORN 2010
    DENVER— AFC Industries a leading manufacturer of high-quality ergonomic medical and technical furniture, showcases its new PC 910 Point-of-Care Cart at the Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Congress in Denver, March 13-18.  The ...More
    March 15, 2010 Posted in News
  • STERIS Corporation Offers More At AORN 2010 Congress
    MENTOR, Ohio–– Peak perioperative performance is the theme of this year’s Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Congress in Denver, Colorado. AORN 2010 exhibitor STERIS Corporation (Booth 3639), whose technologies and services are designed ...More
    March 15, 2010 Posted in News
  • Stanley InnerSpace Focusing on Lean OR Initiatives at AORN 57th Congress
    Grand Rapids, MI-- In a world of cost concerns, shrinking budgets, and staff reductions, performing at optimal efficiency is critical. Stanley InnerSpace, a market leader in storage and inventory solutions for the healthcare industry, will be showcasing its products that ...More
    February 23, 2010 Posted in News