AORN In Advance
From March 24-28, the Association
of periOperative Registered
Nurses (AORN) will bring the
2018 edition of their annual Global
Surgical Conference & Expo to
New Orleans. Jammed with learning
sessions, simulation activities,
and other dynamic programs,
the AORN conference is widely
understood to be one of the most
important gatherings of healthcare
professionals of the year.
With so much happening,
advance research is useful to
be certain the most is being
the opportunity to learn how to
extinguish a surgical fire and
actually practice the evacuation
of a patient from the OR.
• Patient Positioning: Participants
will practice positioning the
• Hyperthermia: Back by
popular demand is the high
fidelity malignant hyperthermia
• Mass Casualty: Using a game
board, participants will have the
opportunity to experience what
has to be considered during a
By Daniel Seeger, Editor
The annual conference offers unique opportunities for learning
and making connections.
made of the conference’s many
To learn more, Surgical Products
went straight to the source,
reaching out to AORN.
Attendees have been told to
expect more simulation activities
at the conference this year. What
can you tell us about that?
There are five simulation activities.
All sessions are conducted in
booths throughout the Exhibit Hall.
• Fire Safety: Participants will have