EMBRACING ACTION BY IMPROVING O.R. TEAM COMMUNICATION

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 9:57:17 AM America/New_York

“Perioperative nursing faces a workplace crisis,” begins a January 2016 paper in the AORN Journal, noting that too few perioperative nurses entering the workforce to replace those who will soon reach retirement age. The cost of orienting perioperative nurses is high, the authors point out, and first-year turnover rates are also high. To address these issues, nursing leaders at Wisconsin Oshkosh College of Nursing and nursing leaders at Theda Clark Medical Center in Wisconsin partnered with local medical centers to form a clinical immersion program for senior baccalaureate nursing students that could help fill the pipeline.

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AORN and Outpatient Surgery Combine Forces

Thursday, March 22, 2018 3:10:30 PM America/New_York

AORN, ever “on the grow”, has joined forces with Outpatient Surgery Magazinereinforcing the world’s largest professional association’s for perioperative nurses’ commitment to ambulatory surgery safe practices. Effective March 31, the newly combined organization will be positioned to “embrace action”, making a “positive difference to surgical team members in every specialty and OR setting.” Read on...

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SCANNING FOR A GREAT CAUSE: MERCY SHIPS

Thursday, March 22, 2018 9:40:33 AM America/New_York

This year, for the fifth year running, AORN Expo attendees have a compelling reason to Scan For a Cause at the Action Products’ Booth #2123. When you scan your conference badge, our company will make a donation in your name to either the AORN Foundation or Mercy Ships, one of the many worthy causes supported by the Foundation. Read on...

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Comments | Posted in Action Products, Inc. By Janet Kaplan

DOING OUR PART - AORN FOUNDATION AND MERCY SHIPS

Monday, March 19, 2018 3:37:35 PM America/New_York

We’re all excited here at Action Products and we know you are, too, with the 2018 AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo ess than a week away. The Expo will be our chance to connect with thousands nurses and reps of affiliate companies, not to mention hearing those dynamite keynote speakers.     Read on...

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Comments | Posted in Action Products, Inc. By Janet Kaplan

EMBRACE ACTION: THINK POSITIONING WITH PROPER SIZING

Monday, March 19, 2018 9:57:15 AM America/New_York

At Action Products, we feel honored to have our products “embraced” on the cover of the March issue of the AORN Journal (see knee and head supports). In fact, for perioperative nurses, a big part of “embracing action” involves proper patient positioning on the surgical table, and a big part of proper positioning involves selecting the right size positioning product for each patient. (For head support alone, we offer 12 different sizes!)  Read on...

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