AORN Perioperative Care of the COVID-19 Patient (2022)

AORN Perioperative Care of the COVID-19 Patient (2022)
1st Ed.
2022 © AORN (Association of periOperative Registered Nurses)
Association of periOperative Registered Nurses


A regularly updated resource, Perioperative Care of the COVID-19 Patient (also known as AORN's COVID-19 Perioperative Playbook) is a one-stop, comprehensive online source that provides your team evidence-based information, critical workflows, and recommendations to safely treat suspected or positive COVID-19 patients.

Effectively implement COVID-19 leadership strategies, learn about resuming operations, and help ensure safe PPE practices from preop to postop – with updates as new guidance emerges.

Topics include:

  • • Resuming Operations
  • • Preoperative Assessment and Testing
  • • Transport to the Operating Room
  • • Operating Room
  • • Postoperative Protocol
  • • Cleaning the Operating Room After Use for a COVID-19 Patient
  • • Restoring a Dedicated COVID-19 or Closed OR to Normal Use
  • • Perioperative Staff Self-Care

BONUS: Process Workflow and Safety Checklists are also included:

  • • COVID-19 Process Workflow
  • • ASC Reopening/Readiness Checklist
  • • COVID-19 Specific Surgical Safety Checklist

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