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Matthew Young
Hello to all My CVOR nurses! I am wondering how long your scrub orientation is for nurses new to the CVOR. Setting, ...
Karlie Peters
We recently did a case on the open frame with chest pad and hip pads, where the new surgeon wanted the arms to be ...
Paula Major
What are other facilities doing in regards to training to get LPN's where they can scrub when they don't have the ...
Carrie Barradale
Does anyone have a list of the cash pay prices for procedures for those patients who want/need to pay out of pocket?
Kristy Wheeler
Greetings AORN Members, Welcome to The What of AORN, this will be a monthly post on how to use the many benefits of ...
Georgia Hardie
We have just recently had an issue with sewer flies in the OR. The drains are being treated daily. Orkin has been in ...
We found the drain for the Neptunes to be a site that needed to be treated to reduce the infestation in the area.
Joan Roselli
Hi, How is everyone disposing of patients skull flaps that have either expired or patient is deceased? Are their ...
Vanetta Reeder
Does anyone have the practice and/or policy regarding storage of harvested organs? Is anyone aware of any ...
Rebecca Roe
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Kayla Rynearson
I am wondering if any other facility is utilizing PA's or NP's in the scrub role in the OR or if there is any legality ...

@Kayla Rynearson
Yes to both...sort of. They assist but are not the primary scrub. They have been through first ...

Jeanne Daniel-Hester
We have many travel staff and new staff. Some with experience some with none. I have two new ENT Drs who refuse to wear ...
Debra Thompson
I am interested in knowing who supports the vascular interventional surgeons during their OR hybrid room cases in ...
Julie Zorn Julie Zorn Aug '22

@Debra Thompson well, I've seen cases where the Cath or IR tech comes to the OR hybrid room and assists along with the ...

Natalie Vandiver
I know for surgery these guidelines are specific, but what are you seeing in the procedural areas (IR, cath lab, ...
Lori Griffith
Anyone doing TAVR- Can you share with me what team members are in the room during the TAVR and what is their role? Cath ...

@Lori Griffith

At my facility the CVOR team does TAVR. They do the entire case; however, if it's late in the day and ...

Deborah Jones
Hello all, Is it necessary to wear a mask under the total joint hoods? This is a question in our Orthopedic hospital ...

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