Positioning Videos

Basic Principles of Patient Positioning

Note: The following video content is based on 2007 AORN Recommended Practices for Positioning the Patient that has recently been updated.  Guidance presented here may not fully reflect updated practices. Please refer to the new 2017 AORN Recommended Practices for Patient Positioning here: https://www.aorn.org/guidelines/purchase-guidelines/print-edition


Supine Positioning in Surgery

Lithotomy Positioning in Surgery

Lateral Positioning in Surgery

Positioning the Prone Surgical Patient