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Cara Rich
I am wondering if anyone can share how other ORs are measuring productivity related to staffing. THANK YOU!
Finance runs a report through Premier each pay period that shows a productivity index based on work hours and case ...
Karla surdynski
I am curious how other facilities track allografts that have been ordered but may not be used. For example, we have a ...
All of our implants, even when we anticipate sending back, are required to be checked into the system and then ...
Rhonda Carney
How do you currently monitor and measure turnover times in the OR?
We have an explorer that pulls data from EPIC. There is a report you can pull directly from EPIC, but we have found it ...
Amber Depoy
I am looking to refresh our overall annual competencies for OR, PAR and Sterile Processing. Is anyone willing to ...
Amber,

This is my next project as well. If anyone has anything they are willing to share it would be greatly ...
Amy Brunson
Would anyone be willing to explain how their PTO policy works? Do you have one "bank" to cover holidays, sick days, ...
Andrea Williams
Hello! Our leadership team has been asked to create a separate and new job description for the Licensed Surgical ...
Tracey Young
Hello, Does anyone have an official mentor program that they would be wiling to share some information on? Thank ...
Joanne Muyco
Hello, Does anyone have a new surgeon on-boarding checklist that they would be willing to share? We want to make our ...
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Eileen Giordano
Just asking, what is everyone doing about call when people are 65 and over? We are a non union hospital. Thoughts, ...
All our OR, PACU, GI and ASU nurses take call, no matter their age at my facility.
Holly Grammer,BSN, RN, CNOR, CIC

 
David Clibrey
I run a small ambulatory surgery center with only 1 operating room and I'm looking for suggestions on how to improve ...
Hi David, 
I worked at a surgery center where average turnover times for ophthalmology cases (vitrectomy, ...
Fred Brown
Hi All, I am new to the OR as a leader and returning back to AORN from my staff RN time.  How do you address the education ...
Our OR uses Onesource for IFU's. In the OR we use Blu62 to pre treat.

 
Felicia Parkman
Hi everyone, Who is responsible for ensuring intraoperative charting errors are identified and corrected at ...
We have nurses that go behind us and review our charges and charting at our faculty.  They work within our ...
Elizabeth Johnson
What are some creative ways on how you all recognize employees?  
Felicita Daukaus
Does anyone have a policy or requirement for their surgeons/physicians to have an eye exam or other kind of ...
Daniel Rojek
Looking for new PI ideas.  We have done the tried and true items over that last few years and it is time to look at some ...

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