As part of this patient safety initiative, AORN revised its Correct Site Surgical Tool Kit to assist health care providers in implementing The Joint Commission Universal Protocol. The tool kit contains a variety of resources to educate health care providers about the Universal Protocol and to assist them with its implementation.
To view the 2009 National Time Out Day videos and learn more about National Time Out Day, go to aorn.org/NationalTimeOutDay
The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses represents approximately 42,000 Registered Nurses in the U.S. and abroad who facilitate the management, teaching and practice of perioperative nursing, or who are enrolled in nursing education or engaged in perioperative research. Its members also include perioperative nurses that work in related business and industry sectors. AORN's mission is to promote safety and optimal outcomes for patients undergoing operative and other invasive procedures by providing practice support and professional development opportunities to perioperative nurses. For more information, visit www.aorn.org.
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