MONTHLY AORN SA MEETINGS

San Antonio Chapter 4409 Monthly Meeting is the second Monday of the month from 6-7PM at the Methodist Corporate Office Building from September-June. Located at 8109 Fredericksburg Rd. San Antonio, TX 78240.

UPCOMING EVENTS
MAY 25TH 2022
EDUCATION SEMINAR: THE INS AND OUTS OF COUNTS: ADVANCES IN SURGICAL COUNT TECHNOLOGY
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Monday May 25th @ 1PM EST

 

Steris welcomes the San Antonio Chapter members to attend this live CE earning webinar on STERIS University on May 25th at 1PM EST.   The registration link is below. Please contact George Godfrey at george_godfrey@steris.com if anyone experiences challenges registering for the event.  

 

Those not currently registered at STERIS University will have access to hundreds of hours of free CE courses.  The registration process is quick and easy.  Please forward as you desire.

Retained Surgical Items continue to be one of the top sentinel events to The Joint Commission and Untended Retained Surgical Items continue to cause injury to patients.  As a never event, it is considered 100% preventable.  This course will examine the incidence and pattern of RSI and describe available adjunct technology for incorporation into the manual count process to improve accuracy of counts, reduce near misses and prevent RIS

Objectives:

•         Identify challenges associated with manual counting of surgical sponges.

•         Describe adjunct technologies available to supplement manual counting procedures and prevent RSIs

•         Discuss strategies for combining adjunct technologies with manual counting procedures to minimize the risk of RSIs and improve patient safety in healthcare facilities.

 

Please join us and earn CE credits while learning more about this important patient safety topic.

APRIL 2ND-5TH 2023
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AORN SURGICAL EXPO 2023

The AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo is scheduled to appear in the beautiful city of San Antonio, TX on April 2-5, 2023. The San Antonio AORN Chapter (#4409) is looking for members to help with chapter hosting duties.

 

If you are interested, please contact any current Chapter Board member.

TCORN ANNUAL MEETING JULY 29-31 2022
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EDUCATIONAL EVENTS

AORN SA holds annual educational symposiums to discuss current issues and topics in the medical and nursing field. Along with such events AORN SA members are involved in community service and educating high school students about careers in periOperative nursing.

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From annual symposiums to community service, AORN SA is an involved organization with goal is to educate and inspire current and

future periOperative nurses.

Find out about meetings and events.

Our monthly meeting is the second Monday of the month from 6-7PM at the Baptist School of Health Professions from September-June. Located at 8400 Datapoint Dr.

San Antonio, TX 78229.

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ABOUT AORN SA

AORN SA holds monthly meetings offering its members ongoing CE credits, annual symposiums, leadership summits and chapter mixers.  We discuss current issues and timely topics in both medicine and the nursing field.

 

In addition to education AORN SA members are involved in numerous community service projects throughout San Antonio and the Texas Hill Country.  In addition, AORN SA helps educate and mentor high school students about careers in periOperative nursing. 

CONTACT US

  aornsanantonio4409@gmail.com

AORN Chapter 4409

P.O. Box 29525

San Antonio TX 78229

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