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ABOUT THE SITE
Welcome to the AORN Facility Reference Center
A one-stop perioperative portal to The Guidelines for Perioperative Practice, implementation tools, and other clinical content for the entire perioperative team.
Guidelines for Perioperative Practice
At a Glance Library
Tools and Resources
Clinical FAQs
Quick and easy access to evidence-based recommendations. Multiple views are available:
• Quick view—photos, illustrations, videos, and bulleted overviews
• Outline—a list of all recommendations with the ability to expand
• Full view—the entire text of each guideline with evidence cited
• Ambulatory supplements included for select guidelines

Illustrated, step-by-step guides for quick review:

  • Positioning: includes assessment, physiological effects and best practices
  • Procedures: includes indications, prep, positioning, workflow, and post-op
  • Skin Prep: includes prep solution instructions for each part of the body
Hundreds of guideline implementation tools, including:
• Policy and procedure templates
• Competency verification tools
• Inservice PowerPoints
• Case studies
Frequently asked questions about guideline topics.
• 200+ clinical FAQs
• Auto-suggest search features
• Short and expanded answers available