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Adonica Dugger 516468
Does anyone work at a facility that offers specialty pay for nurses working in procedure areas?  Beyond a diff for ...
Karen Citrin 608134
We have been talking about creating a Nurse Navigator Role for some of our surgical services.  These individuals ...
Lorraine Widdall 613741
How is everyone's facility faring financially during this time?  US News and World Report published an article ...
Joni Turner 605410
Any nurse managers at rural hospitals willing to offer help or guidance on how you coordinate staffing ...
I varies with getting called in. Before the pandemic we could get called in 1-6 times in a month. We work the day and ...
Joni Turner 605410
Any nurse managers at rural hospitals willing to offer help or guidance on how you coordinate staffing ...
Crystal Luke 634764
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 ...
Gail Pietrzyk 622248
Looking for a flowchart that would assist with determining if elective surgeries and which ones should be ...
AORN is recommending that you follow CDC and CMS guidelines. It is also your hospitals responsibility to decide. ...
Molly May 406910
I am interested in hearing how you are managing the Coronavirus Pandemic?  Cancelling elective cases, ...
We have canceled non-essential cases.  We are reassigning some staff beginning next week but keeping in mind that ...
Karen Knapp 183172
VOTING MATTERS! While we are all saddened by the cancellation of AORN Expo 2020, the business of the association ...
Stella Mondragon 561068
Hello everyone,

Looking for any and all information on the following issue:
Staff member is scheduled to be on call ...
We start with volunteers first. If there are no volunteers our charge nurse goes to  our call in  list . The person ...
Connie Allen 118515
It is my personal opinion that more people have died recently from Flu A/ B than the COVID-19. We are all healthcare ...
Jennifer Oaks-Baker 632708
We have a new Anesthesia group and they would like to have the PACU nurses give Ketamine low dose for pain control. ...
Margaret Vance 551643
Hello All! I am trying to work on an RNFA orientation checklist. We have not onboard new RNFAs in a few years. Any help ...
Lorraine Widdall 613741
What are a some practical tips for decreasing turnover time?
 
We developed a pre-printed paper that the circulator fills out indicating any needs for the next case. We even had ...
Amy Brunson 461516
Does anyone have any flexible staffing practices?  This seems to be a hot topic for younger generations and could ...
Actually, one is out now while he’s recovering from his surgery. In his place, our boss puts one of us to cover the ...