New Design and Maintenance Guidelines

Periop Talk

06-02-2024 • 5 mins

The physical design of the surgical suite should support safe patient care, efficient movement of patients and supplies, and workplace safety and security. The surgical suite includes the preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative patient care areas and support areas, including central and satellite sterile processing areas, administrative areas, waiting areas, and staff areas. In this episode of Periop Talk Lisa Spruce, sr. director of evidence based perioperative practice at AORN, and Erin Kyle, editor-in-chief, guidelines for perioperative practice at AORN. give periop nurses a preview of the Design and Maintenance Guidelines changes and talk about why they are so important.

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