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AORN Nursing Practice
As the COVID-19 surge begins to wane, the pent up demand for elective surgeries will be immense. To ensure they can ...
AORN Nursing Practice Category COVID-19 Apr '20
AORN Nursing Practice
YouTube Link:   https://youtu.be/YGK2kCBBMB0

Check this link later for CEU:   ...
AORN Nursing Practice Category COVID-19 Apr '20
AORN Nursing Practice
FDA Information here:
US FDA EUA for COVID-19 main page: ...
AORN Nursing Practice Category COVID-19 Apr '20
AORN Nursing Practice
https://youtu.be/UxD-eQjqyYM , contact hour information here -->  ...
AORN Nursing Practice Category COVID-19 Apr '20
Amy Kirshenbaum
AORN Nursing Practice
Access the recording for AORN Town Hall COVID-19 Q&A from March 26, 2020 here:  ...
AORN Nursing Practice Category COVID-19 Mar '20
AORN Nursing Practice
To support nurses who need to cross train to care for patients with COVID-19, AACN is making this eLearning course ...
AORN Nursing Practice Category COVID-19 Mar '20
This is wonderful, thank you!
Amy Haden
What are facilities doing to preoperative testing for elective surgery cases? Are all patient's being tested for ...
Amy Haden Category COVID-19 6d
All of our patients are tested within 5 days of surgery and then we "ask" that they strictly isolate until their ...
Mary Pat Bugaj
We are currently experiencing a shortage of disposable bouffant caps. Need to know if anyone has allowed the use of ...
Mary Pat Bugaj Category COVID-19 Jun '20
We allow cloth hats if they are fully covered by a disposable hat. We too have had different bouffant caps recently ...
Tashma Watson
what are your facilities rules regarding parents waiting after a child goes in for surgery? Are they allowed to ...
Tashma Watson Category COVID-19 26d
Geraldine Carney
Is anyone doing robotic surgery on Covid + pts?
Please share any documentation you may have to either support or ...
Geraldine Carney Category COVID-19 Jul '20
Geraldine,

Thank you for your post.  I hope perioperative nurses from facilities comment about management of ...
angella ryan
I'm curious about how many nurses have been asked to stay home due to travel (symptomatic or not) or due to low ...
angella ryan Category COVID-19 Mar '20
Currently, my work is crosstraining OR nurses to other hospital areas. Only the CALL crew is staying behind in the ...
Lawrence Smith
Good morning, is there any literature for intraop patient management with covid 19 positive patients.
Lawrence Smith Category COVID-19 Jun '20
Lawrence,
The 2020 Virtual AORN Global Surgical Conference and Expo has a number of recorded sessions that ...
    Donna Ceschini
    Would those of you with more than 90 staff members on day shift please share with me how you routinely provided ...
    Donna Ceschini Category COVID-19 Jun '20
    Many of the surgeons and anesthesia providers have meetings on Thursdays from 7-8.  This is our late start day and ...
    Jillian Smith
    I would like to see what other organizations are doing in regards to resuming elective surgeries. We are using the ...
    Jillian Smith Category COVID-19 May '20
    Good Morning,

    I work at a level 2 trauma center and we resumed elective procedures this week. Our plan was very ...