Perioperative Nursing

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Cutilli, C. and S. A. Christensen (2024) “Enhancing Health Literacy.” AORN Journal, 119(4): 292-296.

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  • Cost: Free for members
  • Registration deadline: Mar 27 2028
  • Valid for 1.0 accredited hours

deKay, K. and Z. Swartz (2024) “Clinical Issues — April 2024.” AORN Journal, 119(4): 297-303.

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  • Cost: Free for members
  • Registration deadline: Mar 27 2028
  • Valid for 1.4 accredited hours

Speth, J. (2024) “Guidelines in Practice: Manual High‐Level Disinfection.” AORN Journal, 119(4): 275-282.

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  • Cost: Free for members
  • Registration deadline: Mar 27 2028
  • Valid for 1.7 accredited hours

Jones, E. (2024) “Clinical Issues — March 2024.” AORN Journal, 119(3): 234-239.

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  • Cost: Free for members
  • Registration deadline: Feb 26 2028
  • Valid for 1.2 accredited hours

Kyle, E. (2024) “Sustainability in the Perioperative Practice Setting.” AORN Journal, 119(3): 226-232.

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  • Cost: Free for members
  • Registration deadline: Feb 26 2028
  • Valid for 1.2 accredited hours

Previously published articles

Cahn, J. (2024) “Clinical Issues — February 2024.” AORN Journal, 119(2): 169-173

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  • Cost: Free for members
  • Registration deadline: Jan 26 2028
  • Valid for 1.1 accredited hours

Davidson, V. L., et al. (2024) “Preventing Local Anesthetic Systemic Toxicity After Administration of Long‐Acting Local Anesthetics.” AORN Journal, 119(2): 164-168.

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  • Cost: Free for members
  • Registration deadline: Jan 26 2028
  • Valid for 1.0 accredited hours

Hooven, K. and G. Altmiller (2024) “Creating a Just Culture in the Perioperative Setting.” AORN Journal, 119(2): 152-160.

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  • Cost: Free for members
  • Registration deadline: Jan 26 2028
  • Valid for 1.6 accredited hours

Cahn, J. (2024) “Clinical Issues — January 2024.” AORN Journal, 119(1): 93-98.

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  • Cost: Free for members
  • Registration deadline: Dec 27 2027
  • Valid for 1.1 accredited hours

Kyle, E. (2024) “Sharps Safety.” AORN Journal, 119(1): 87-92.

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  • Cost: Free for members
  • Registration deadline: Dec 27 2027
  • Valid for 1.3 accredited hours

Speth, J. (2024) “Guidelines in Practice: Design and Maintenance of the Surgical Suite.” AORN Journal, 119(1): 72-80.

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  • Cost: Free for members
  • Registration deadline: Dec 27 2027
  • Valid for 2.0 accredited hours

Van Arsdale, R. and E. A. Valentine (2023) “Managing “Hidden” Allergens in the Perioperative Setting.” AORN Journal, 118(5): 408-414.

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  • Cost: Free for members
  • Registration deadline: November 2026
  • Valid for 1.3 accredited hours

Kyle, E. (2023) “Information Management.” AORN Journal, 118(5): 332-337.

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  • Cost: Free for members
  • Registration deadline: October 2026
  • Valid for 1.2 accredited hours

Qualey, R. (2023) “Documenting Perioperative Care in the Electronic Health Record.” AORN Journal, 118(4): 261-266.

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  • Cost: Free for members
  • Registration deadline: October 2026
  • Valid for 1.0 accredited hours

deKay, K. (2023) “Clinical Issues — September 2023.” AORN Journal, 118(3): 190-196.

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  • Cost: Free for members
  • Registration deadline: September 2026
  • Valid for 1.3 accredited hours

Kyle, E. (2023) “Moderate Sedation and Analgesia.” AORN Journal, 118(3): 183-189.

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  • Cost: Free for members
  • Registration deadline: September 2026
  • Valid for 1.4 accredited hours

Jones, E. and A. Wood (2023) “Clinical Issues — August 2023.” AORN Journal, 118(2): 118-126.

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  • Cost: Free for members
  • Registration deadline: August 2026
  • Valid for 1.5 accredited hours

Speth, J. (2023) “Guidelines in Practice: Prevention of Perioperative Pressure Injury.” AORN Journal, 118(1): 37-44.

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  • Cost: Free for members
  • Registration deadline: June 2026
  • Valid for 1.6 accredited hours

Kang, M., et al. (2023) “Best Practices and a Business Case for Surgical Site Infection Prevention.” AORN Journal, 117(5): 277-290.

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  • Cost: Free for members
  • Registration deadline: April 2026
  • Valid for 2.6 accredited hours

Cahn, J. (2023) “Clinical Issues—May 2023.” AORN Journal, 117(5): 325-333.

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  • Registration deadline: May 2026
  • Valid for 2.4 accredited hours

deKay, K. (2023) “Clinical Issues—February 2023.” AORN Journal, 117(2): 131-137.

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  • Registration deadline: February 2026
  • Valid for 1.1 accredited hours

Jones, E. (2023) “Clinical Issues—January 2023.” AORN Journal, 117(1): 70-75.

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  • Registration deadline: January 2026
  • Valid for 1.0 accredited hours

Murphy, L. W. (2023) “Preventing Surgical Site Infections.” AORN Journal, 117(2): 126-130.

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  • Cost: Free for members
  • Registration deadline: Jan 27 2026
  • Valid for 0.9 accredited hours

Kyle, E. (2023) “Sterile Technique.” AORN Journal, 117(1): 64-69

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  • Registration deadline: December 2025
  • Valid for 1.3 accredited hours

Colton, S. L. (2022). “Reduction of Pain in an Adult Inpatient Medicine Unit.” MEDSURG Nursing, 31(6): 349-354.

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  • Registration deadline: Dec. 31 2024
  • Valid for 1.3 accredited hours

Jung, D. and Y. L. Zhao (2022). “Nursing Interventions to Manage Postoperative Delirium: An Integrative Literature Review.” MEDSURG Nursing, 31(6): 367-394

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  • Cost: $20 US
  • Registration deadline: Dec. 31 2024
  • Valid for 1.3 accredited hours

Carr, D. V. (2022). “Reducing OR Traffic.” AORN Journal, 116(6): 570-576.

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  • Cost: Free for members
  • Registration deadline: Nov. 30 2025
  • Valid for 0.9 accredited hours

Harris, D. E. (2022). “Perioperative Acute Myocardial Infarction and Ischemia After Noncardiac Surgery: Pathophysiology, Prevention, and Nursing Implications.” AORN Journal, 116(6): 517-531.

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  • Cost: Free for members
  • Registration deadline: Nov. 30 2025
  • Valid for 2.0 accredited hours

Miner, M. A. (2022). “Clinical Issues—December 2022.” AORN Journal, 116(6): 579-586.

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  • Cost: Free for members
  • Registration deadline: Nov. 30 2025
  • Valid for 1.2 accredited hours

Cahn, J. (2022). “Intraoperative Cardiopulmonary Arrest.” AORN Journal, 116(5): 450-460.

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  • Cost: Free for members, $18.70 US for non-members,
  • Registration deadline: Oct. 31 2025
  • Valid for 1.7 accredited hours

Cochrane, K. (2022). “Guidelines in Practice: Prevention of Unintentionally Retained Surgical Items.” AORN Journal, 116(5): 427-440.

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  • Cost: Free for members, $25.30 US for non-members,
  • Registration deadline: Oct. 31 2025
  • Valid for 2.3 accredited hours

Wood, A. (2022). “Clinical Issues – November 2022.” AORN Journal, 116(5): 462-469.

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  • Registration deadline: Oct. 31 2025
  • Valid for 1.3 accredited hours

Carmack, A. and J. Valleru (2022). “Empowering Perioperative Team Members to Speak Up.” AORN Journal, 116(4): 350-357.

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  • Registration deadline: Sept. 30 2025
  • Valid for 1.0 accredited hours

Al‐Majid, S., et al. (2022). “Using Continuous Intraoperative Pressure Mapping to Describe Patterns of Tissue Interface Pressure.” AORN Journal, 116(3): 231-247.

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  • Registration deadline: Aug. 31 2025
  • Valid for 2.8 accredited hours

Hines, C. B. and S. A. Simmons (2022). “Down Syndrome: A Review of Key Perioperative Implications.” AORN Journal, 116(1): 4-20.

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  • Cost: Free for members, $27.50 US for non-members,
  • Registration deadline: June 30 2025
  • Valid for 2.5 accredited hours

Keller, M. J. (2022). “Homelessness: Women Veterans without Billets.” MEDSURG Nursing, 31(4): 233-238.

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  • Registration deadline: Aug. 31 2024
  • Valid for 1.3 accredited hours

Paul, K. (2022). “Interpreters as Voice for Patients with Limited English Proficiency.” MEDSURG Nursing, 31(4): 247-252.

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  • Registration deadline: Aug. 31 2024
  • Valid for 1.3 accredited hours

Reynolds, S. (2022). “Patients’ Perspectives of Missed Hygiene Care: A Focus Group Study.” MEDSURG Nursing, 31(4): 213-218.

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  • Cost: $20 US
  • Registration deadline: Aug. 31 2024
  • Valid for 1.3 accredited hours

Richards, H. and T. Henderson (2022). “Preventing Perioperative Sharps Injuries.” AORN Journal, 116(2): 176-182.

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  • Cost: Free for members, $12.10 US for non-members
  • Registration deadline: July 31 2024
  • Valid for 1.1 accredited hours

Weston, M. and C. Chiodo (2022). “Preventing Retained Surgical Items.” AORN Journal, 115(6): 569-575.

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  • Cost: Free for members, $11 US for non-members
  • Registration deadline: May 31 2024
  • Valid for 1.0 accredited hours

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Last updated: April 3, 2024