AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo 2018

Exhibit Floor Education Activities

The list of educational activities below is updated as new providers join.

For additional Exhibitor or Attendee information, please select one of the links below.

Exhibitor Information            Attendee Information

 

Booth Title Format Fund Provider

 138

 AORN Nurse Safety Zone

SG AORN Learning Lab Sponsors

329

Not Your Mother’s Recertification: New Changes on the Horizon

WK

CCI

712

Surgical Headlights: Safety and Technolgoy Review

SG

Integra LifeScience

720

Reducing the Risk of Surgical Smoke

SG

ConMed
720 Electrosurgical Patient Safety SG ConMed
722 Unraveling the Mysteries of Biologics SG MTF Biologics
722 What You Need to Know About Acellular Dermal Matrices and Breast Reconstruction Options SG MTF Biologics
813

Enhancing Safety in MIS with Advanced Photoimaging

WK Stryker
813 When It Counts: Validating No Sponge Left Behind WK Stryker

813

Smoke Evacuation and The Dangers of Smoke Plume in Open and MIS Surgery

WK

Stryker

829

Step Up to Drive Down SSIs: Live and Learn the New Guidelines

WsgK

Medline

839

Clearing the Air for Surgical Safety

WK

Buffalo Filter

849

Patient Positioning: Focus on Patient and Staff Safety

WK

Alimed

1028

Advancing Quality Improvements Throughout the Surgical Suite

WK

BD

1039

On the Cutting Edge: A Guide to Implementing Sharps Safety Best Practices

WK

Hill-Rom

1113

The Perioperative Registered Nurse’s Role in Increasing Patient Satisfaction Scores

WK

DePuy Synthes
1113 Total Joint Surgery in the Ambulatory Setting WK DePuy Synthes
1113 Managing Surgical Smoke WK Ethicon

1125

Surgical Site Wound Care: Focus on High BMI Patients

SG

GSquared

1313

Infection Prevention & Patient Care in the OR

WK

Zimmer Biomet

1313

Better Ways to Prevent DVT WK Zimmer Biomet

1313

Advancements in Fluid Waste Management  WK Zimmer Biomet

1313

Pneumatic Tourniquets: Cuff Application, Safety & Comfort 

WK

Zimmer Biomet

1331

Challenges with Positioning   High-Risk Patients in the OR 

WK

Xodus Medical

1331

Making Surgery Safer: Advanced Techniques for Prone Positioning

WK

Xodus Medical

1339

Integrated Operating Rooms: Manage Less and Focus More

WK

Steris IMS

1339

The Power of 1

WK

Steris IMS

1513 

Effective Pain Management Amidst the Opioid Crisis

SG 

 Halyard Health

1513

Surgical Delays: Cause & Effect

WK

Halyard Health

1531

Risk Factors for Pressure Injury: The CMUNRO SCALE Teaching Tool

WK

Mizuho OSI

1623

Skin Safety: Preventing Perioperative Pressure Injuries

WK

Molnlycke

1623

A LEAN Approach to Eliminating Waste in the O.R.

WK

Molnlycke

1639

Mind The Gap: Utilizing Evidence-Based Outcome Evaluation to Simplify Patient Warming

 WK

Encompass

1739

 Preventing Retained Surgical Items: The Risk of Reliance on Sponge Counting and X-Ray

WK

Medtronic

1831

Protecting the Hands that Heal: Best Practices for Gloving and Hand Hygiene

WK

Cardinal Health

1831

AAMI Levels and Surgical Gowns: Know If You're Protected

SG

Cardinal Health

1831

Preventing Patient Injuries During Robotic Surgery: Providing a Safe Anchor for Trendelenburg Positioning

WK

Cardinal Health

1831

Fluid Waste Disposal: Best Practices for Protecting Yourself, Patients and the Environment

SG

Cardinal Health

1853

Preventing Electrosurgical
Burns During Laparoscopy

SG

Encision

1913

The Nose Knows: Addressing SSI Prevention and Antibiotic Stewardship through Povidone-Iodine Antiseptic Nasal Decolonization

SG

PDI

2039

Accuracy Improves Outcomes: Advances in Perioperative Irrigation Fluid Management 

WK

Ecolab

2039

Evidence for Easily Improving OR Environmental Hygiene

WK

Ecolab

2047

Measuring Competency: Staying Current on Electrosurgery

SG

ERBE USA

2131

The Microbiology of Surfaces in the Health Care Environment

WK

Metro

Microban 

2149

Surgical Tourniquet Safety

SG

Delfi

2257

Improving Operational Efficiency in the OR Supply Chain SG Owens & Minor

2331

Understanding Hemostatic, Sealant, and Adhesive Agents WK Baxter

2339

Perioperative Team Communication SG Association of periOperative Registered Nurses

2530

Emerging Diseases and Screening for Tissue Donors WK LifeNet Health

2530

The Process of Tissue Donation SG LifeNet Health

2539

Maintaining the Sterile Barrier in the Real World WK Aesculap

2539

Surgical Grades of Instruments: The Manufacturing Process

WK

Aesculap

2747

Ergonomics and Positioning in Action

WK

Symmetry Surgical

2747

Embrace Laparoscopy

WK

Symmetry Surgical

2829

Reducing the Risk of SSI: What are We Missing?

WK

3M Healthcare

2923

Instrument Reprocessing: Cleaning to Achieve the Current Standard of Care

WK

Ruhof

2923

The Ins and Outs of Flexible Endoscope Cleaning and Reprocessing

WK

Ruhof

2939

Building a Field of Dreams: A Vision of Tomorrow’s OR Technologies

WK

Karl Storz

3231

Contaminated Air: The Invisible Threat to Patients and Healthcare Workers

WK

Nuvo

3329

OR Optimization: Cleaning, Disinfection and Decreasing Turnover Times

WK

Diversey

3629

Positioning to Prevent Injury

WK

EHOB

3731

Pressure Injury Prevention AcPressure Injury Prevention Throughout the Continuum of Perioperative Patient Care WK Dabir Surfaces

Simulation

Mass Casualty Disaster Exercise Sim Association of periOperative Registered Nurses

 *Key: Study Guide (SG), Workshop (WK), Simulation (SIM)