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Suzanne Motley
Does anyone address false eyelashes in their attire policy? What do you say?
No, we dont but anything that has the capability, especially those, to fall off and into an operative wound ...
Karen Johnson
Good morning, Can anyone tell me what the recommendation is for storing sterile pack either inside or outside case ...
Laura Heffley
Good Morning, I searched the discussion threads but did not find the answer I am looking for so I am hoping you all ...

@Laura Heffley good question! Iโ€™m curious too!

Jennifer Hurlbert
Hi all! I'm wondering what method you use to deliver powder meds (ie. vancomycin) to the field. Currently we are ...

@Jennifer Hurlbert AORN is presenting is updates on medication safety today (9/27/2022) and this is a question I ...

Jennifer Bulseco
Does anyone prohibits wearing artificial eyelashes in the OR? We wanted to include it in our policy and need a ...
Sabrina Bryan
Hello! I have been asked โ€˜What is the required attire (hose, nothing, etc.) to be worn under an OR scrub dress?โ€™ We ...
As long as it is under the scrubs and is covered, I don't think there should be an issue.
Jessi King
Does anyone have a template they would share for tracking their implants from arrival to facility through ...
We use Censitrac. This links the pt to the instruments used in the cases.
Panna Tailor
Implants are tracked for 30 days and some for 90 days. Please follow NHSN guidelines for which implant are tracked ...

@Panna Tailor
Thank you. This helps ๐Ÿ˜ƒ.

Hilda Munoz
Question: Can anyone share how you monitor patients who've had implants for infection 1 month post-op & 1 year ...

Our ASC is looking for the same thing! How do you track the implant after 90 days? One ASC near us said the physical ...

Cheryl Beilke
A question has been bought up from our surgical techs addressing removing used instruments from the OR between ...

@Cheryl Beilke
Good morning, Cheryl. Leaving any dirty instruments in the room, whether they are in a closed bin or ...

Ellen Carr
Is there a recent webinar available to review wound classification? We are having a hard time at our facility ...

@Ellen Carr are these the classifications you are referring to? I don't know of any webinar's on this, but maybe do ...

Jennifer Hill
When we got to work this morning there had been an issue overnight that flooded our sterile supply room and the ...

@Jennifer Hill In my experience, we dispose of the indicators and tape that were affected. The unused wraps are ...

Mariah Rangel
We have been doing endoscopies in our positive pressure OR's for about 6 years now. Our hospital recently got a new ...
Gwenda Petrohoy
We are working on a process improvement action plan related to the temperature and humidity in our OR, ...

@Gwenda Petrohoy We use a system called COOLSHIRT. You fill a small cooler looking reservoir with ice and water. ...

Faye Baker
Is anyone doing c-section bundles for reducing c-section SSI's?

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