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THE 42nd annual conference of NZNO's Perioperative Nurses College was hosted by the Ruahine/Egmont region and held in Palmerston North on September 24-26.
The 2015 award, organised in partnership with the European Operating Room Nurses Association (EORNA), recognizes perioperative nurses who display exceptional skill and quality in patient care, and present an in-depth commitment to staff education and development.
Operating theatre nurses from New South Wales were represented at that initial meeting by Judith Cornell, a lifelong advocate for safe staffing, education of perioperative nurses and the development of nationally recognised standards to enable nurses to provide quality patient care.
Thus, the purpose of this pilot study was to assess the magnitude of the problem of disruptive physician behavior, as reported by perioperative nurses in a Missouri perioperative department.
AORN is the premier resource for perioperative nurses, advancing the profession and the professional with valuable guidance as well as networking and resource-sharing opportunities.
For perioperative nurses, however, the figure is more alarming: the average age in this specialty is 57 years, with a heavy Loss of experience looming as a generation edges toward retirement.
About AORN AORN represents the interests of more than 160,000 perioperative nurses by providing nursing education, standards, and practice resources-including the peer-reviewed, monthly publication AORN Journal-to enable optimal outcomes for patients undergoing operative and other invasive procedures.
The 6th European Day of Perioperative Nursing theme "Effective Team Communication improves Patient Safety" aims to draw attention to the critical role that perioperative nurses play in ensuring positive patient outcomes in surgery.
This session and others address collaboration and teamwork as critical skills for becoming successful as perioperative nurse executives.
The committee comprises perioperative nurse leaders from around the world.
The discussion, led by AORN president Charlotte Guglielmi, RN, BSN, MA, CNOR, perioperative nurse specialist at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, will help facilitate time out conversations in ORs across the country, and open up new communications channels to share best practices.
Delegates will hear how this was achieved from different perspectives--that of the surgeon, dietitian, anaesthesiologist, perioperative nurse and the patient.