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Online Perioperative Education

A perfect fit to supplement your curriculum

AORN has partnered with CineMed to provide an online library of 44 educational modules focused on perioperative patient and staff safety. Each module includes a video, study guide, and post-test.

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Who is CineMed for?

  • Registered nurses (RNs) currently enrolled in a perioperative onboarding program, including AORN’s Periop 101
  • New and experienced RNs transferring to the perioperative suite from other nursing specialties
  • Sterile processing team members
  • Non-RN perioperative team members (e.g., surgical technologists, surgical assistants/aides)
  • Other RNs involved in operative/invasive procedures in non-traditional OR settings (e.g., Endoscopy, OB, Cath Lab, Radiology)
  • Nursing students at schools of nursing
  • Nurse managers and educators interested in leveraging video content for in-service training
  • Hospital networks looking for a turnkey perioperative education resource for all staff members


Video Titles
Training with comprehensive instructional videos can improve provider competency and clinical performance.

Ambulatory Surgery Infection Prevention and Control Autologous Tissue Management
Care and Cleaning of Surgical Instruments Care of the Pediatric Patient in Surgery: Neonatal Through Adolescence
Cesarean Birth: Perioperative Care Complementary Care in Perioperative Practice
Environmental Cleaning Energy-Generating Devices: Safety Precautions (includes electrosurgery)
Hand Hygiene, Scrubbing, Gowning, and Gloving Hybrid OR Suites
It’s More Than a Procedure: Patient Concerns about the Surgical Experience Malignant Hyperthermia Crisis: Team in Action
Minimally Invasive Surgery: Creating a Safe Patient Care Environment Moderate Sedation/Analgesia: Safely Caring for Our Patients
Patient Skin Antisepsis Perioperative Care of Bariatric Patients
Perioperative Care of the Older Adult: Advanced Directives and Patient Priorities Perioperative Care of the Older Adult: Addressing Patient Conditions and Intraoperative Concerns
Perioperative Environment of Care Perioperative Fire Safety
Perioperative Medication Safety Perioperative Patient Assessment: Developing a Care Plan
Perioperative Patient Information Management Perioperative Team Dynamics and Communication
Pneumatic Tourniquet Safety Positioning the Patient: Safe Practices
Prevention of Unplanned Perioperative Hypothermia Prevention of Retained Surgical Items: Patients Are Counting on You
Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism Processing Flexible Endoscopes
Psychosocial Safety in Perioperative Practice Radiation Safety
Risk Management in Perioperative Practice Safe Patient Handling and Movement
Sharps Safety Specimen Management
Sterile Technique: An Introduction Sterilization of Reusable Medical Devices in the Health Care Setting
Stop Smoking in the OR! Surgical Smoke Safety Surgical Draping: Evidence-Based Practices
Surgical Instrumentation: Use, Care, and Handling Transmission-Based Precautions
Workplace Safety in a Perioperative Setting Wound Care and Healing in Perioperative Practice

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You may also want to consider Periop 101: A Core Curriculum.™ This is the premier, standardized education program for RNs entering the perioperative specialty.

Many perioperative programs choose to bundle Periop 101: A Core Curriculum,™ eGuidelines+, and CineMed as an all-in-one evidence-based education solution for new, emerging, and experienced perioperative nurses.

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