Personnel

  1. OR Manager Salary/Career Surveys Special Report [Download]

    OR Manager Salary/Career Surveys Special Report [Download]

    $199.00
    From this special report, you will learn more about the roles and responsibilities of the perioperative nurses, OR directors, and OR managers who manage OR departments in hospitals and in ASCs. Learn More

  2. Back to Basics: Nurses Take Charge of Their Practice - On-Demand Webinar

    Back to Basics: Nurses Take Charge of Their Practice - On-Demand Webinar

    $179.00

    Date: Thursday, May 8
    Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. ET
    CEs: 1 Contact Hour

    Perioperative nurse leaders at the University of Pennsylvania decided to try getting back to basics. With help from the chief nursing officer, they convinced 120 operating room nurses, senior leadership staff, materials management, and hospital administration to accept their plan for changes that included a new protocol for scrubs. Leading and implementing meaningful change required authentic leadership, collaboration skills, communication, and partnership.

    This webinar will highlight and describe how the culture was changed at a large institution and how changes were implemented to improve quality and add value to patient-centered care.

     

     

     

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  3. OR Manager Webinar

    Managing Surgical Supply Expense: Engagement at All Levels and Using Data Effectively Webinar - On Demand Webinar

    $179.00

    Date: Thursday, June 26, 2014
    Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    CEs: 1 Contact Hour

    Recent efforts to increase transparency and engagement among staff and faculty at Vanderbilt University have led to a supply cost reduction, with more than half of surgical cases at or below prior-year costs. In this webinar, you’ll learn about the processes Vanderbilt University used to achieve its savings, including development of an off-site case cart operations center and a detailed custom pack review.

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  4. Increase Productivity in the OR On-Demand Webinar Series

    Increase Productivity in the OR On-Demand Webinar Series

    $299.00

    Join OR Manager the Increase Productivity in the OR On Demand Webinar Series. Access two on-demand webinars to better understand ways to increase productivity in the OR. More advanced scheduling techniques and the use of qualified, reimbursable clinical labor are two ways that have proven effective in improving patient outcomes, decreasing surgery rejections, reducing surgeon malpriactice claims and increase productivity in the OR. 

    Increase Productivity, Patient Safety with Electronic Surgery Scheduling 

    The introduction of electronic surgery scheduling corrects for missing information, illegible handwriting, and unclear instructions that can be problematic with handwritten forms. This webinar will focus on how changes in scheduling practices can improve productivity and patient safety. 

    How Surgeon Extenders Can Add Value in the OR 

    This webinar will focus on how the use of surgical first assistants (SFAs) in the OR can increase surgeon throughput, improve patient outcomes, and increase surgeon job satisfaction.

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  5. OR Manager Webinar

    Analyze and Standardize to Streamline Your Supply Chain Webinar On Demand Webinar

    $179.00

    CEs: 1 Contact Hour

    Implementing supply chain best practices in the perioperative setting is not always a seamless process. How do you meet expectations to deliver better healthcare while also reducing supply costs? The presenters will explain the current state of the supply chain-clinical perioperative dynamic and how you can alter that dynamic through the use of emerging models. The webinar is designed to help you reduce waste and costs by streamlining inventory, preference cards, and other supply chain functions.

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  6. OR Manager Webinar

    Innovations in Reducing Surgical Site Infections: A Better Path to Patient Safety On Demand Webinar

    $179.00

    This on demand webinar will cover the latest infection prevention techniques being used by some facilities, despite not yet being incorporated into best practices and standards. Presenters will discuss interventions about hygenie, hair removals, medications, and more. This webinar takes a comprehensive look at SSI best practices, and is designed to help perioperative services leaders reduce infection rates and costs to achieve better outcomes.

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  7. OR Manager Webinar

    Determining a Rational Allocation of OR Block Time Webinar - On Demand

    $179.00

    CEs: 1 Contact Hour

    The presenters will describe the process used by a large academic medical center to develop and implement a new block schedule. They will discuss the results and lessons learned from the first several months of implementation.

    *Please note that this event is held in Eastern Standard Time (EST). 

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  8. Strategies for Supply Cost Savings On Demand Webinar Series

    Strategies for Supply Cost Savings On Demand Webinar Series

    $299.00

    Join OR Manager for two live webinars to learn about how supply cost best practices not only equal monetary savings, but increased transparency, higher engagement, and streamlined inventory.

    Managing Surgical Supply Expense: Engagement At all Levels and Using Data Effectively - Thursday, June 26

    A multidisciplinary project at Vanderbilt University aimed at increasing transparency and engagement among staff led to a huge savings in supply costs, with more than half of surgical cases at or below prior-year costs. Our June 26 webinar will describe the process improvements that led to those savings, including an off-site case cart operations center and a detailed custom pack review.

    Analyze and Standardize to Streamline Your Supply Chain - Thursday, July 10

    Using supply chain best practices is something every healthcare organization can and should be doing to reduce costs. In our July 10 webinar, two perioperative services experts will explain how to strengthen the alliance between perioperative and supply chain functions. They will offer methods for analyzing existing systems, identifying where changes need to be made, and building support for those changes. Learn what you can do at your facility to streamline inventory and improve supply chain processes.

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  9. Streamlining Staff Performance On-Demand Webinar Series

    Streamlining Staff Performance On-Demand Webinar Series

    $299.00

    Join OR Manager for t he Streamlining Staff Performance On-Demand Webinar Series. Access two on-demand webinars for a discounted price to help dig deeper to understand how to identify, find solutions for, and remedy changes that should be made to company culture and staff performance. Changes at large and small institutions require strong leadership, tight-knit teams, excellent communication skills and the desire to provide high quality, patient-centered care. Learn how large institutions can go about implementing change to the company culture over a period of time, and how to optimize day-to-day operations through customized daily huddles. 

    Back to Basics: Nurses Take Charge of Their Practice

    The Institute of Medicine has urged nurses to take charge of their practice.  Yet day to day observations of nursing staff might reveal poor professional behavior. How do you change the culture at a large university hospital? Perioperative nurse leaders at the University of Pennsylvania decided to try getting back to basics. This webinar will highlight and describe how the culture was changed at a large institution and how changes were implemented to improve quality and add value to patient-centered care.

    Daily Huddles to the Rescue

    Daily huddles in the perioperative services environment are helping many hospitals streamline operations and optimize patient safety, but only if they’re conducted in ways that best serve each particular team. Using a multidisciplinary approach ensures that essential stakeholders are represented. Learn which approaches will make daily huddles at your facility most effective. 

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  10. OR Manager T-shirt: "Patient safety is our business..."

    OR Manager T-shirt: "Patient safety is our business..."

    $24.95

    You touch so many lives on a daily basis, and you are passionate about the work you do. Show off your professional pride with these exclusive t-shirts from OR Manager. We are proud to encourage the qualities that you and your staff encompass with this special t-shirt, The tagline is "Patient safety is our business...that's our bottom line." 

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  11. OR Manager Webinar

    Is Your OR Clean? An Environmental Cleaning Update for the Perioperative Suite On-Demand Webinar

    $179.00


    CEs: 1 Contact Hour

    A leading expert on infection prevention in the perioperative environment will discuss environmental cleaning and monitoring the effectiveness of cleaning, including high-touch areas. She will talk about the types of germicides presently in use and contact time for germicides, new germicides and changes in technology, plus information on microbes and diseases.

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  12. OR Manager Webinar

    Hemostatic Agents: A Review of Key Elements for Perioperative Nurses On-Demand Webinar

    $179.00

    Date: Thursday, September 11
    Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EST
    CEs: 1 Contact Hour

    The presenter will cover the clotting cascade, the five categories of hemostatic agents, and the products included in each category. The discussion will explore the mechanisms of action, clinical applications, contraindications, potential complications, and nursing documentation.

    *Please note that this event is held in Eastern Standard Time

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  13. OR Manager Webinar

    OR/SPD: Dynamic Partners for Patient Safety and Quality Webinar - On Demand

    $179.00


    Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EST
    CEs: 1 Contact Hour

    The presenter will discuss barriers to a good working relationship between OR and sterile processing staff, and she’ll provide strategies for strengthening collaboration and communication, leading to greater efficacy. 

    *Please note that this event is held in Eastern Standard Time

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  14. OR Manager Webinar

    Change Management Strategies: Improving Handoffs from OR to PACU Webinar - On Demand

    $179.00

    CEs: 1 Contact Hour

    This webinar will explore the effects of a new way of communicating about the patient and the need to perform handoffs in a consistent manner between the OR and PACU.

    *Please note that this event is held in Eastern Standard Time

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  15. OR Education Special Report [Download]

    OR Education Special Report [Download]

    $79.00

    According to the 2014 OR Manager Salary/Career survey, staffing for the moment is fairly stable, but when positions are open, filling them with experienced nurses is harder than it used to be. Furthermore, the anticipated number of retiring OR managers is projected to grow over the next several years. In this report, you will learn how innovative educational programs aimed at bolstering the ranks of perioperative services staff and leaders help to replace those planning to retire. 

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