59th Annual AORN Congress

Congress attendees can look forward to: new activities, addtional contact hours, easy access to exhibitor education, and instant retrieval of certificates.

Independent study guides offering up to two contact hours will be available along with workshops that promote discussion and problem solving.

Pfiedler Enterprises will be working directly with Congress exhibitors to ensure the needs of the perioperative nurse are considered in planning their Congress educational activities.

The Education Provider listing below will be updated as new providers join. Visit again to get the latest updates.

Booth Activity Title Format Fund Provider

3127

8405

Critical Knowledge for Sealants and Hemostat Use in the OR

WKSG 

Cryolife 

3127

 8407

Introduction to Transmyocardial Revascularization

WKSG 

Cryolife 

3237

8448

Elevating the Standard of Care through Operational Excellence: Updates in Reprocessing Semi-Critical and Critical Devices

WKSG

asp

3301

8434

Fluid Selection and Management in Hysteroscopy

SG

Richard Wolf

3316

8402

Image Guided Surgery, How it Works, Clinical Benefits and the Role of the Surgical Staff

 SG

NDI

3326

8426

CJD - Are You Prepared, Really?

 WKSG

Asculap 

3436

 8430

Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy Options

 SG

Ethicon 

3436

 8431

Science of Stapling: Urban Legend and Fact

 SG

Ethicon 

3436

 8432

OR Efficiencies for Better Patient Outcomes

 SG

Ethicon 

 3601

8414 

Green OR Green Planet

WKSG 

Stryker 

3601

8453

Wireless Technology in the OR

WKSG

Stryker

3851 

 8401

Surgical Headlights: Safety and Technology Review

 SG

integra

 4000

8424 

It’ll All Come Out in the Wash: Evaluating the Performance of Surgical Fabrics

WKSG 

K-C 

4037

8445

Educate, Empower, Engage: A Collaborative Interdisciplinary Call to Action for Reducing Surgical Site Infections

WKSG

3M Health Care 

4037

8446

Normothermia's Role in Reducing SSIs & Improving the Quality of Surgical Care

WKSG

 3M Health Care

4117

 8422

C & H Boot Camp: Laparoscopy - Let's Take a Lap!

 WKSG

SSI 

4117

 8423

C & H Boot Camp: The Effect of "Immediate Use" on Surgical Instruments

 WKSG

SSI 

4149

 8435

Clinical Practice Updates: Blood Conservation and Hemostasis

 SG

baxter

 4159

 8406

Preventing Retained Surgical Items (RSIs): Practices to Promote Positive Outcomes

WKSG 

RF Surgical

 4259

8437 

Evidence Based Practices for VTE/DVT Prevention - Thinking Outside the Box

WKSG 

encompass 

4265

8449

Fact or Fiction: Allograft Stem Cells in Orthopedic Surgery

WKSG

AlloSource

4265

8450

Amniotic Tissue: Historic and Current Clinical Use in Surgery

WKSG

AlloSource

4301

8433

Keeping Current on Electrosurgery: Best Practices

SG

ERBE

 4321

 8415

Sharps safety and double-gloving go hand in hand

SG 

Cardinal 

4321 

 8416

AAMI levels and surgical gowns; know if you’re protected

WKSG 

Cardinal

 4321

8417 

Retained foreign objects; the cost of leaving things behind

WKSG 

Cardinal

 4321

8418

Sterility assurance: A focus on packaging

SG 

 Cardinal

 4321

8428 

Understanding facial protection: What to know and what to wear

WKSG 

Cardinal 

 4321

8438 

Topical skin adhesives:  Safe, strong and secure wound closure

WKSG 

Cardinal 

 4361

 8421

Perioperative Health Care Information Management

SG 

AORN

4407

 8439

Connecting the Dots: Surgical Plume - From Awareness to Action

WKSG 

Buffalo Fitler 

4436 

8403 

The Evolution from Suture to Barbed Surgical Devices

SG 

covidien

4436

8404 

Minimally Invasive Surgery Options for Gynecology Patients

SG 

covidien

4436

8420

Minimally Invasive Treatment Options for Lung Cancer

SG

covidien

4455 

 8447

Utilizing an Advanced Perioperative System to Streamline Tissue Management

WKSG 

Picis

4523

8454

Planning a New Hybrid OR? Considerations for Design, Critical Equipment, and Key Personnel

WKSG

Maquet Getinge Group

4555

8455

Managing Physician Preference Items

SG

OM

4637

8412

Tourniquet Application Criteria: A Basic Approach

WKSG

zimmer

4637

8427

Surgical Tourniquets in Orthopaedics: An In-depth View

WKSG

zimmer

 4717

8411 

Soft Tissue Reconstruction: Acellular Dermal Matrices

 WKSG

LifeNet 

4717

8419

Osteobiologics: Bone Physiology and Healing

WKSG

LifeNet

4927

8429

Internal Fixation: Then & Now

WKSG

Synthes

 5125

8443 

Patient Skin Antisepsis: Why Does it Matter?

 WKSG

Carefusion

5125

8452

A Clinician's Supply Chain! What’s That?

WKSG

Carefusion

 5136

 8451

Robotic Assisted Surgery - How to Improve Efficiencies

WKSG 

Medical Action Industries

 5337

8408 

Patient Safety and New Standards on Electrosurgical Insulation for Handheld Laparoscopic Instruments

SG

Conmed Endo

 5337

 8425

Reducing the Risk of Surgical Smoke

 SG

ConMed ET 

5344 

 8409

Finding Your Best Available Bone Void Filler

SG 

MTF 

5344 

 8410

Understanding Sterility of Your Biologics

WKSG 

MTF 

5356 

8413 

Benefits of Beating Heart Surgery

SG 

 terumo

5356

8436

Conduit Quality Counts: Endoscopic Vein Harvesting Best Practices and Strategies

SG

terumo

5511

8441

Best Practices for Surgical Microscopy in the OR

WKSG

ZEISS 

5613

8440

Perioperative Infection Prevention: A Bundled Approach

SG

Aplicare 

6031

8442

Follow the Patient: Empowering pre-op, intra-op and post-op to prevent infections

WKSG

molnlycke

6039

8456

The Care and Handling of Laparoscopic Instruments and Rigid Scopes

WKSG

Spectrum 

6618

8444

Ethics in Perioperative Nursing

SG/USB

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