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1. a person, usually a woman, who tends the sick, injured, or infirm
2. Zoology a worker in a colony of social insects that takes care of the larvae
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Perioperative Nurses specialise in patient-centred care.
The peak professional body representing the perioperative nurse entrepreneur (including nurse practitioners and registered nurses) in Australia is the Australian Association of Nurse Surgical Assistants (AANSA).
In this article, findings of a study designed to examine perioperative nurse succession planning challenges from the perspective of perioperative nurse leaders are presented.
Most importantly, perioperative nurses across Australia base their practice around ACORN standards to ensure the provision of safe patient care.
It is acknowledged that perceived competence is dynamic and situationally dependent, and thus its assessment is iterative and should extend across ODP and perioperative nurses' careers.
Letters of invitation explaining the purpose of the study, the time commitment required to participate, and how to return the survey if study participation was desired, and the study survey were provided to 35 perioperative nurses employed in the perioperative department of a midwestern medical center.
The Mission of the AORN is to promote safety and optimal outcomes for patients undergoing operative and other invasive procedures by providing practice support and professional development opportunities to perioperative nurses. AORN will collaborate with professional and regulatory organizations, industry leaders, and other healthcare partners who support the mission.
Examples of the perioperative nurse's improvements and developments are shown in Table 1 with associated patient and organisation outcomes.
So, in 1999, the International Federation of Perioperative Nurses (IFPN) was born and became the only affiliate perioperative organisation in ICN.
The future promises a new and expanded concept of the perioperative nurse, rich with the challenges and opportunities that exist at each stage of nursing care.
THE 42nd annual conference of NZNO's Perioperative Nurses College was hosted by the Ruahine/Egmont region and held in Palmerston North on September 24-26.
Dallas Jessiman was one of the founders of what is now the Perioperative Nurses College.