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Deborah Ziervogel
Looking at revising our staffing for straight local cases. AORN recommendations say at least one RN circulator. ...

We utilize one circulating RN and one monitor RN for local cases.

Deborah Ziervogel
What are your practices on mopping floor between turnover? Right now we do not mop after PE tubes, and cysto's, ...
Amy Ziegler
Does any still “fog” their ORs for end of day/terminal cleaning?
Jill Graham
Our NRP poster was recently updated to a plexiglass front, masonite backed frame ( a hardboard made of compressed ...
alcia crume
Does anyone know the exact size trashcan that is allowed in the OR? I'm getting mixed answers from OSHA and JCR.
Cathy Insana
What methods are facilities using for cleaning floors in SPD? Microfiber mops, floor scrubbers, etc. Thank you!

Hi Cathy. Did you get any incite on your question regarding items used for cleaning in the OR? We are opening a new ASC ...

Cathy Insana
In facilities that have a Robot, who is responsible for moving the robot to complete the terminal clean?
Cara Pals
If your facility is doing glo germ audits on OR turnovers: - How are you getting them completed? - Who is performing ...
Rhonda Carney
Does anyone currently use UV lights for end of day cleaning? If you do, what brand or type do you have? Would you have a ...
Erin Turley
Is there such a thing as a Perioperative EVS certification? If not does anyone have any examples of competencies ...
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Karlie Peters
I am looking for anyone that has a checklist list to audit their department when it comes to Environmental.  We are ...
Are you looking at something for the environmental services staff or something for the OR staff?
David Clibrey
I run a small ambulatory surgery center with only 1 operating room and I'm looking for suggestions on how to improve ...
Rosanne Metcalf
In the 2017 AORN Guidelines for Peri-Operative Practices it clearly states that ( V.e.1. Aerators on faucets ...
My facility just went through this before COVID.  We had a state inspection, and when rounding with IP they found ...
Cara Rich
We are mixing a bleach solution for cleaning.  We want to switch to a product that does not need mixed by staff.  What ...
Hello Cara!  I work with Ecolab Healthcare and would be happy to recommend products for cleaning of your ...
Joette Eyser
Is anyone using UV lights for decontamination of OR rooms?
I have them in my budget for this year starting in August.In the near future UV lights could become a standard of ...

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