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Lacey Woods
Would anyone be able to give insight into policy creation for preoperative A1C parameters?
Anna Sievert
Would anyone be willing to share an example of what your orientation schedule looks like for new hires?  I would ...
Eunsun Lee
I'm struggle to retain/grow staff in Cardiothoracic specialty.
How is other institute hold/grow their staff in ...
Hi Eunsun,

What are your current retention efforts? Do you have opportunities for professional development? ...
Stella Mondragon
Hello everyone,

Looking for any and all information on the following issue:
Staff member is scheduled to be on call ...
We always start with finding a volunteer if possible.  We may have to use some incentive to get it covered.  Usually ...
Erin Kyle
We (at AORN) would like to see your career ladder documents at your facility!  We are interested in how these are ...
Eileen Giordano
When doing a holmium laser case, are people having the circulator control the laser also or a second nurse? Right ...
We require that it be a second person who is the laser operator, so the circulator cannot do both. We don't require ...
Shannon Sessoms
Hey guys, my OR is going through some leadership restructuring and I am looking for some input from you leaders on ...
Sherry Walker
Hello,

Is anyone willing to share their OR Charge RN checklist, rounding tools, and/or communication tools ...
Joni Turner
Any nurse managers at rural hospitals willing to offer help or guidance on how you coordinate staffing ...
Good morning Joni
I am the Surgery Nurse Director of a small CAH.
My staff is a total of 6(3 RN's and 3 CST). My self is ...
Karen Knapp
I am just curious as to what everyone is doing regarding the new surgical attire guideline. 
1. If you changed your ...
We have updated our policy. 1. Circulators or person prepping must wear long sleeve jacket when.  2.  We allow ...
Lorraine Widdall
What are a some practical tips for decreasing turnover time?
 
We have had success with a pit crew for cleaning rooms.  Each person has a designated cleaning area.  It also has ...
Crystal Luke
Hello.  We are a new surgical center & recently had our AAAHC survey.  Two of the things they requested was a risk ...
Hi Crystal,
We use a company (not sure if I should/could name) for the Risk Assessment.
For the Medical Gas I have a ...
Adonica Dugger
Does anyone work at a facility that offers specialty pay for nurses working in procedure areas?  Beyond a diff for ...
Karen Citrin
We have been talking about creating a Nurse Navigator Role for some of our surgical services.  These individuals ...
Lorraine Widdall
How is everyone's facility faring financially during this time?  US News and World Report published an article ...