ARTICLES

ARTICLES

DAVID TAYLOR MSN, RN, CNOR

 COMMON SPD AND OR MISSTEPS PLACE PATIENTS AT HIGH RISK

 

Common SPD and OR Missteps Place Patient

STERILE PROCESSING FUNDAMENTALS USING METRICS TO DRIVE EFFICIENCY

 

Sterile Processing Fundamentals Using Me

REDUCING MEDICAL ERRORS

 

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CHECKLISTS HELP FACILITIES PREPARE FOR SAFER SURGERY RESCHEDULING HPN- AUGUST2020

 

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IN THE MIDST OF A GLOBAL PANDEMIC HEALTHCARE LEADERSHIP SUPPORT ON HOLD

 

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POSITIVE STEPS PERIOPERATIVE LEADERS CAN TAKE TO ADDRESS COVID 19

 

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INVESTING IN EDUCATORS & FOCUSED SP TRAINING PROMOTE PATIENT SAFETY, BETTER OUTCOMES

 

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THE OR OF THE FUTURE

 

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STERILE ENVIRONMENT BEST PRACTICES

 

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SPECIAL FOCUS ISSUE: AORN POST CONFERENCE

 

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A LOOK BACK AT OR EXCELLENCE.

 

A Look Back at OR Excellence November 20

PROCESS IMPROVEMENT TEAMS: A COLLABORATIVE APPROACH TO MEET THE CHALLENGES OF TODAY’S OPERATING ROOMS

 

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10 REASONS EVERY PERIOPERATIVE NURSE SHOULD ATTEND OR TODAY LIVE!

 

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WOULD YOU OPERATE ON THIS PATIENT? LET SAFETY BE YOUR GUIDE TO DECIDING WHETHER TO TAKE ON BORDERLINE CASES.

 

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THE EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF CS/SPD PERSONNEL: ON-THE-JOB TRAINING (OJT) IS NO LONGER ENOUGH!

 

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AI AND MACHINE LEARNING – CHANGING THE HEALTHCARE LANDSCAPE

 

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HOW LIFELONG LEARNING IMPACTS STERILE PROCESSING A CONVERSATION WITH DAVID TAYLOR, MSN, RN, CNOR

 

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HOW NEW COVID-19 RECOMMENDATIONS CAN (POSITIVELY) IMPACT STERILE PROCESSING

 

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SHOULD I HIRE A CONSULTANT? WHY HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATIONS SHOULD MAKE CONSULTANTS PART OF THEIR TEAM

 

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MEDICAL ERRORS ARE A KEY PATIENT THREAT: WHAT IS THE IMPACT OF YOUR SPD?

 

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WHAT'S THE HOLD UP?

 

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WORK LIFE BALANCE

 

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2019 CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS

 

2019 Conference Highlights and 2019 Conf

HIDDEN RISKS IN THE OR: JOB HAZARDS CONTINUE TO PLAGUE HEALTH CARE WORKERS

 

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ACHIEVING PEAK PERFORMANCE IN THE OR

 

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THE OR AND SPD A VITAL COLLABORATION 

 

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KEEP YOUR STAFF SAFE: THE OR CAN BE A DANGEROUS PLACE FOR EMPLOYEES

 

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OR TODAY LIVE : PLANS TO ROCK MUSIC CITY

 

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OR TODAY: FILLING THE VOID, RECRUITING AND RETAINING OR NURSES

 

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OR TODAY LIVE!: SPEAKER SPOTLIGHT

 

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS: ARE YOU PREPARED FOR THE INCREASED ACUITY OF YOUR PATIENTS?

 

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SAVINGS ARE EVERYWHERE: UNTAPPED OPPORTUNITIES CAN SAVE HOSPITALS MILLIONS OF DOLLARS

 

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PERIOPERATIVE LEADERSHIP: MANAGING CHANGE WITH INSIGHTS, PRIORITIES, & TOOLS.

 

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REINFORCING BARRIER PROTECTION

 

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DEALING WITH STAFF HEALTH, SAFETY, AND STRESS REDUCTION

 

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USING TASK FORCES TO INSPURE COLLABORATION IN THE PERIOPERATIVE ENVIRONMENT.

 

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SHOULD THE ENTRY INTO NURSING PRACTICE BE THE BACCALAUREATE DEGREE?

 

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HOME STUDY PROGRAM: BLOODBORNE PATHOGEN EXPOSURE IN THE OR-WHAT RESEARCH HAS TAUGHT US AND WHERE WE NEED TO GO.

 

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ELBRIDGE "EB" MERRITT MSN, RN, CNOR, CHL, CRCST, CIS

ACHIEVING PEAK PERFORMANCE IN THE OR

 

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CIS SELF-STUDY LESSON PLAN: SURIGCAL INSTRUMERNT SERVICES

 

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ADDRESSING SPD STAFFING CHALLENGERS THROUGH DEVELOPMENT OF STAFFING MATRIX

 

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THE OR AND SPD A VITAL COLLABORATION 

 

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OR TODAY LIVE: ELBRIDGE MERRITT PROFILE 

 

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ASSORTED ARTICLES AND PUBLICATIONS

Featured members: Elbridge “EB” Merritt MSN, RN, CNOR, CHL, CRCST, CIS 

 

ARTICLES

T Winthrop, EA Vane and E Merritt, “Building a robotic surgery program: Blending technology, economics, and education”, Surgical Services Magazine, 2003

E Merritt, Chapter 24 - Infectious Disease Exposure, D Watson, “Perioperative Safety” Elsevier, 2010.

T Winthrop, E Merritt, “Surgical Instrument Maintenance Services” Instrument Continuing Education Lesson 227, Communiqué September / October 2011


 

ELIZABETH "BESTY" A. P. VANE

ADDRESSING SPD STAFFING CHALLENGERS THROUGH DEVELOPMENT OF STAFFING MATRIX

 

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OR TODAY DELIVERS "PHENOMENAL WEBINAR"

 

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OR TODAY LIVE!: SPEAKER SPOTLIGHT

 

7TH EDITION THE BASICS OF STERILE PROCESSING TEXTBOOK CBSPD

 

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BEHIND THE SCENES: PATIENT SAFETY IN THE OR

 

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STEAM STERILIZATION STANDARDS FOR PERIOPERATIVE PRACTICE.

 

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TRANSCULTURAL PERIOPERATIVE NURSING IN BERLIN.

 

Transcultural Perioperative Nursing in B

Herbert J. Laing RN, MSN, MAJ, AN

WHY GIVING BACK TO YOUR ASSOCIATION MATTERS

 

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OUTSTANDING NURSE PHILANTHROPIST AWARD 2019

 

2019 Conference Highlights and 2019 Conf

PERIOPERATIVE BURN NURSING

 

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