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New Guideline on Environment of Care
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Welcome to the AORN Facility Reference Center
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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