60th Annual AORN Congress

Congress offers exciting opportunities that will enhance the knowledge and expertise of attendees who are looking to improve perioperative patient care. While visiting the exhibit floor during Congress, attendees will not only see the many products, services, and job opportunities available in the perioperative marketplace but will also be able to earn a significant amount of contact hours.
Exclusive provider of continuing nursing education on the AORN Congress 2013 exhibit floor. 
Congress attendees can look forward to: new activities, additional 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

3151

8501 

Preventing Electrosurgical Burns During Laparoscopy

SG

Encision

1611

8502 

Preventing Port Site Herniation

SG 

Cooper Surgical

5329

 8503

Collaboration to Prevent Transmissible Infections

SG

AORN

3139

8504 

Pre-op preparedness: Setting the stage for safety

WKSG

Cardinal

5319

8505 

Power Thinking for the Perioperative Nurse

 SG in USB

Pfiedler

4438

8506 

CJD - Are You Prepared, Really?

 WKSG

Asculap

3439

8507 

Surgical Greening: Perioperative Approach to a Healthy Environment

 WKSG

Stryker

3439

 8508

Patient Safety and Surgical Tourniquets

 WKSG

Stryker

4027

8509

Reducing the Risk of Surgical Smoke

SG

ConMed ES

4227

8510

Managing Surgical Smoke Plume: A Facility Wide Approach

Buffalo Filter

2517

8511

What you need to know about Acellular Dermal Matrices

SG

MTF

2517

8512

Assessing Ways to Achieve Biologic Sterility 

WKSG

MTF

2310

8513

Sterile Lint & Fibers in the OR: What’s the Big Deal?

WKSG

Kimberly Clark

2310

8514

Protecting Patients from SSIs: The Critical Role of Wrap

WKSG

Kimberly Clark

4449

8515

Using Adjunct Technology to Promote Prevention of Retained Surgical Items (RSIs)

WKSG

RF Surgical Systems

1839

8516

Being There®, an Introduction to Grief and Loss Training for Nurses

WKSG

LifeNet

1839

8517

The Process of Tissue Donation

SG

LifeNet

2625

8518

Taking the Lead in Infection Prevention

SG

ASP

3339

8519

Care and Handling of Rigid and Flexible Scopes

SG

Richard Wolf

4851

8520

Improving Operational Efficiency in the OR Supply Chain

SG

Owens&Minor

4939 

8521 

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

WKSG

Maquet

3217

8522

Selection and Maintenance of Rigid Sterilization Containers

WKSG

Symmetry Surgical

3217

8523

The Kerrison Ronguer Challenge: Function vs. Cleaning

WKSG

Symmetry Surgical

4553

8524

Conduit Quality Counts: Endoscopic Vein Harvesting Best Practices and Strategies

SG 

Terumo

4325

8525

O.R. Environmental Hygiene

WKSG

Ecolab

3839

8526

Surgical Headlights: Safety and Technology Review

SG 

Integra

3139

8527

Topical skin adhesives: Safe, strong and secure wound healing

WKSG 

Cardinal Health

3353

8528

Mind The Gap: Patient Temperature Management Strategies For Procedures Less Than One Hour

WKSG

encompass

4027

8529

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

SG

ConMed ES

4027

8530

Cleaning and Sterilization of Handheld Laparoscopic Instruments

SG

ConMed ES

4627

8531

Technology and Sponge Counting - A Patient Safety Collaboration

WKSG

Surgicount

4729

8532

Measuring Competency in Electrosurgery: Keeping Current on Best Practices

SG

ERBE

4939

8533

Techniques and Principles of Patient Positioning on an OR Table

WKSG

Maquet

2638

8534

Surgical Tourniquets in Orthopaedics: An In-Depth View

WKSG

Zimmer

2638

8535

Tourniquet Application Criteria: A Basic Approach

WKSG

Zimmer

1939

8536

“Skin’s the Thing” Armor…but not Invincible

WKSG

Carefusion

3139

8537

Retained foreign objects: The cost of leaving things behind 

SG

Cardinal

3139

8538

Preference card management: Driving clinical and supply chain efficiency

WKSG

Cardinal

4325

8539

The Role of Irrigation Fluid Warming in Hypothermia Prevention

WKSG

Ecolab

2939 

 8540

The Proper Selection and Use of Hemostats, Sealants and Adhesives In Today's OR

 SG

Covidien

2439

8541 

Chlorhexidine Gluconate: Protection with Persistence

WKSG 

Molnlycke

 4527

 8542

Surgical Hemostasis

SG 

Baxter

3721 

8543

Strategies for Reducing Surgical Site Infections

 WKSG

3M

3721 

8544 

Prewarming: Maintaining Normothermia from the Start

WKSG 

3M

1861

8545 

Emerging Infections and Allograft Safety: How to Protect Your Patients

WKSG 

RTI Biologics

4153

8546

The Impact of Perioperative Throughput on Quality Patient Experience

WKSG

Picis

2439

8547 

Emerging Trends: Pressure Ulcer Prevention in the OR

WKSG 

Molnlycke

2439

8548

Latex or Latex-free? Risk Reduction Strategies

WKSG

Molnlycke

2957 

 8549

The Care and Handling of Laparoscopic Instruments and Rigid Scopes

WKSG 

Spectrum

2027

8550

The Aging Fracture Patient

WKSG

synthes

2153

8551

 

Critical Knowledge for Sealants and Hemostat Use in the OR

WKSG

Cryolife

3745 

8552 

Best Practices for Surgical Microscopy in the OR

WKSG

ZEISS

2638

8553

Fluid Waste Management – Safety, Clinical, and Environmental Considerations

WKSG

Zimmer

2625

8554

MIS Hernia

SG

Ethicon

2625

8555

Topical Skin Adhesives and Infection Prevention

SG

Ethicon

2625

8556

Minimally Invasive Procedures

SG

Ethicon

1511

8557

Innovative Options for Managing Postsurgical Pain

 

Pacira