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Periop Talk

Keeping surgical patients safe is the top concern of perioperative nurses. Each month, join AORN’s periop-specific podcast, Periop Talk, for Q&As with AORN Guideline for Perioperative Practice nurse authors and discussions with industry thought leaders to interviews with frontline OR nurses, we strive to make surgery safer by discussing today’s top perioperative topics.

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Healing from Moral Injury: A Perioperative Challenge
AORN President Vangie Dennis MSN, RN, CNOR, CMLSO and periop nurse and mind-body medicine practitioner Dr. Margaret Below PhD, RN, NE-BC talk about micro-episodes of joy, gratitude and other simple, proven steps that will change how your body reacts and how you feel. They challenge nurses to try these two small steps over two weeks and see how they help you feel better.Support the show
06:41 08/26/2022
Managing Moral Injury: Simple Steps, Proven Difference
Going “against the grain” of our patient care training during COVID-19 created moral injury in nurses. But a body of evidence proves that using very simple strategies will help you manage how your body reacts to stressors – and they are techniques available to everyone. AORN President Vangie Dennis MSN, RN, CNOR, CMLSO has a conversation with periop nurse and mind-body medicine practitioner Dr. Margaret Below PhD, RN, NE-BC about the small, deliberate, and fundamental steps you can do every day in the perioperative suite – and at home – that relax and calm your body, and the reasons why these techniques work.  Support the show
21:43 08/26/2022
Periop Talk – The President’s Corner
The President’s Corner is a series of conversations between AORN President Vangie Dennis, MSN, RN, CNOR, CMLSO, and colleagues across the country about issues most important to AORN members and the perioperative community. In Episode 1 “Nursing Uncharted – The Staffing Shortage” Vangie speaks with David Wyatt, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, CNOR,  past AORN President and Chief Nursing Officer of the University Hospitals at the University of Texas southwestern Medical Center in Dallas about what’s unique in today’s nursing shortage – and where do we go from here. Yes, shortages have been around in nursing for decades – but the pandemic has been a “great revealer” of deep-rooted issues that facilities need to address, from workplace violence to staffing flexibility. Hear ideas that are working today to change the staffing outlook. And hear why David is optimistic in the new generations of periop nurses.Support the show
24:05 06/21/2022
Periop Talk: Caring for the Transgender Patient
June is Pride Month and, to help raise awareness around inequities in healthcare, transmale Nik Unterkircher, MA, UX/UI, DEI Practitioner at AORN, talks candidly with Vice President of Nursing, Renae Battie’, MSN, RN, CNOR. They discuss common challenges transgender patients face in the binary world that will help nurses more fully understand patient anxiety, the potential for misdiagnosis, and small steps nurses can take to improve the transgender patient’s experience.Support the show
16:04 06/06/2022
Periop Talk: Talking Time Out with the Joint Commission
The Joint Commission and AORN’s CEO Linda Groah discuss the challenges and solutions for an effective Time Out. Learn more. Support the show
13:24 05/31/2022
Become the Place Where Nurses Want to Work - A Fireside Chat
How do nurse leaders and their teams break through complex, chaotic, and broken systems – with widespread burnout – to transform their fast-paced hospitals and ASCs into sustainable caring cultures? Join us for AORN’s Fireside Chat, a live conversation about solutions to the most-asked question from perioperative nurses and leaders today: How do we rebuild from compassion fatigue, moral distress, and exhaustion – and create a place for perioperative teams to thrive? National nurse experts will discuss practical approaches that are helping meet the needs of five generations in the workforce, including Millennial and Gen-Z nurses who report that “wellbeing” is a top priority. Support the show (https://www.aorn.org/join?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=promotional&utm_campaign=periop_talk&utm_content=support_podcast )
58:30 03/14/2022
Be Proactive, Not Reactive! A Success Story for Preventing Costly RSIs
Cleveland Clinic Director of Surgical Nursing Dena Salamon, MSN, RN speaks with AORN virtually about how her health system confronted and acted to prevent unintentionally retained surgical items across more than 50 ORs. Her advice: “Just do it.”Support the show (https://www.aorn.org/join?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=promotional&utm_campaign=periop_talk&utm_content=support_podcast )
23:51 02/09/2022
Using Adjunct Technology to Prevent RSI in Surgical Patients – Why and the How to Do It
Leveraging technology to prevent the devastating impacts from RSI on your patients – and your staff – is easier than you think. “It really does enhance your workflow. I can’t imagine NOT using it,” says Cleveland Clinic Director of Surgical Nursing Dena Salamon, MSN, RN. Hear how and why her system chose to use technology to support the OR team.Support the show
22:13 02/09/2022
Fireside Chat: Rediscovering Compassion
Why are so many of America’s most-trusted professionals frustrated and angry – and what can we do to reconnect with our passion for nursing? A periop nursing conversation and live Q&A with Dr. Phyllis Quinlan, AORN CEO Linda Groah, and AORN President Holly Ervine.Support the show (https://www.aorn.org/join?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=promotional&utm_campaign=periop_talk&utm_content=support_podcast )
59:18 12/17/2021
Periop Talk Q&A: How do I add complementary care into practice?
AORN's VP of Nursing, Renae Battie, MN, RN  CNOR its down with Guideline author Mary Alice Anderson, PhD, RN, CNOR, to discuss the new Guideline on complementary care and how to incorporate different complimentary care strategies into your practice.Support the show (https://www.aorn.org/join?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=promotional&utm_campaign=periop_talk&utm_content=support_podcast )
07:16 12/14/2021
Periop Talk: New Guideline on Complementary Care Enhances Patient Care
AORN's VP of Nursing, Renae Battie, MN, RN  CNOR its down with Guideline author Mary Alice Anderson, PhD, RN, CNOR, to discuss the new Guideline on complementary care.Support the show (https://www.aorn.org/join?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=promotional&utm_campaign=periop_talk&utm_content=support_podcast )
18:41 12/08/2021
Periop Talk: ASCs Today and Nursing Leadership
In this 3-part podcast series, AORN CEO, Linda Groah, MSN RN CNOR NEA-BC FAAN, and Leah Binder, president and CEO of The Leapfrog Group discuss surgical trends, nurse leadership, and the value of quality data in today’s ASCs. Complete the free annual Leapfrog ASC Survey before November 30 to highlight the safety and quality of your ASC based on national, evidence-based measures that are of specific interest to employers, health care purchasers, and consumers. Survey Results are publicly reported, and provide ASCs with information to benchmark their progress, educate patients about their facility and galvanize change. Get started here.Support the show (https://www.aorn.org/join?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=promotional&utm_campaign=periop_talk&utm_content=support_podcast )
12:22 11/02/2021
Periop Talk: ASCs Today and Safety Risks
In this 3-part podcast series, AORN CEO, Linda Groah, MSN RN CNOR NEA-BC FAAN, and Leah Binder, president and CEO of The Leapfrog Group discuss surgical trends, nurse leadership, and the value of quality data in today’s ASCs. Complete the free annual Leapfrog ASC Survey before November 30 to highlight the safety and quality of your ASC based on national, evidence-based measures that are of specific interest to employers, health care purchasers, and consumers. Survey Results are publicly reported, and provide ASCs with information to benchmark their progress, educate patients about their facility and galvanize change. Get started here.Support the show (https://www.aorn.org/join?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=promotional&utm_campaign=periop_talk&utm_content=support_podcast )
13:51 11/02/2021
Periop Talk: ASCs Today and Workforce Issues
In this 3-part podcast series, AORN CEO, Linda Groah, MSN RN CNOR NEA-BC FAAN, and Leah Binder, president and CEO of The Leapfrog Group discuss surgical trends, nurse leadership, and the value of quality data in today’s ASCs. Complete the free annual Leapfrog ASC Survey before November 30 to highlight the safety and quality of your ASC based on national, evidence-based measures that are of specific interest to employers, health care purchasers, and consumers. Survey Results are publicly reported, and provide ASCs with information to benchmark their progress, educate patients about their facility and galvanize change. Get started here.Support the show (https://www.aorn.org/join?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=promotional&utm_campaign=periop_talk&utm_content=support_podcast )
14:33 11/02/2021
Periop Talk: Use Virtual Reality to Transform OR Fire Training
Bringing virtual reality training to your surgical teams is easier than you think. Hear how St. Charles Health in Bend, Ore. made it work.Support the show
22:04 10/22/2021
Periop Talk: Why OR Teams are Lining Up for Fire Safety Class
St. Charles Health in Bend, Ore., introduced virtual reality into their annual required OR fire safety training – and reaped huge rewards in participation, engagement, learning and cost-savings.Support the show
19:17 10/22/2021
Periop Talk: The Cost of Quality
National productivity expert Pamela Hunt, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN is on Periop Talk discussing the cost of quality in your OR.Learn more about the OR Leadership Mastery course: https://www.aorn.org/events/leader-masterySupport the show (https://www.aorn.org/join?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=promotional&utm_campaign=periop_talk&utm_content=support_podcast )
16:05 05/18/2021
Periop Talk: Make a Business Case for Quality
National productivity expert Pamela Hunt, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN is on Periop Talk discussing why leaders should make a business case for quality in the OR.Learn more about the OR Leadership Mastery course: https://www.aorn.org/events/leader-masterySupport the show (https://www.aorn.org/join?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=promotional&utm_campaign=periop_talk&utm_content=support_podcast )
10:43 05/11/2021
Periop Talk: Preventing Needlesticks and Sharps Injuries
To increase nurses’ awareness of what they can to reduce sharps injuries, AORN’s CEO and Executive Director, Linda Groah talks with Mary Ogg and Deb Spratt who contributed to the 2020 Consensus Statement and Call to Action. Ogg is the author of  AORN’s Guideline for Sharps Safety and while she recently retired, she remains a national expert on safe practices in operating rooms. Spratt is a long-time member of AORN and past president of the association. She is Executive Director of Perioperative Services at the University of Rochester’s St. James Hospital. Moving_The_Sharps_Safety_In_Healthcare_Agenda_Forward_In_The_US.pdf (internationalsafetycenter.org)Support the show (https://www.aorn.org/join?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=promotional&utm_campaign=periop_talk&utm_content=support_podcast )
10:43 04/05/2021
A Nursing State of Mind: Impulse Control
On this episode of A Nursing State of Mind, Linda Groah, MSN, RN, CNOR, NEA-BC, FAAN and AORN CEO/executive director speaks with Dr. Phyllis Quinlan PhD, RN, NPD-BC, and Professional Certified Coach about keeping healthy habits during the time of COVID.Support the show (https://www.aorn.org/join?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=promotional&utm_campaign=periop_talk&utm_content=support_podcast )
07:18 01/14/2021
A Nursing State of Mind: Maintaining positive relationships with family and friends
On this episode of A Nursing State of Mind, Linda Groah, MSN, RN, CNOR, NEA-BC, FAAN and AORN CEO/executive director speaks with Dr. Phyllis Quinlan PhD, RN, NPD-BC, and Professional Certified Coach about maintaining positive relationships with family and friends during the time of COVID.Support the show
08:04 12/21/2020
A Nursing State of Mind: Getting the Rest You Need
On this episode of A Nursing State of Mind, Linda Groah, MSN, RN, CNOR, NEA-BC, FAAN and AORN CEO/executive director speaks with Dr. Phyllis Quinlan PhD, RN, NPD-BC, and Professional Certified Coach about getting the rest you need.Support the show (https://www.aorn.org/join?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=promotional&utm_campaign=periop_talk&utm_content=support_podcast )
09:20 12/17/2020
A Nursing State of Mind: Supporting Your Peers
On this episode of A Nursing State of Mind, Linda Groah, MSN, RN, CNOR, NEA-BC, FAAN and AORN CEO/executive director speaks with Dr. Phyllis Quinlan PhD, RN, NPD-BC, and Professional Certified Coach about supporting other nurses.Support the show (https://www.aorn.org/join?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=promotional&utm_campaign=periop_talk&utm_content=support_podcast )
07:29 12/15/2020
A Nursing State of Mind: Who is on Your Team
On this episode of A Nursing State of Mind, Linda Groah, MSN, RN, CNOR, NEA-BC, FAAN and AORN CEO/executive director speaks with Dr. Phyllis Quinlan PhD, RN, NPD-BC, and Professional Certified Coach about isolation.Support the show
11:22 11/30/2020
A Nursing State of Mind: Balancing Work, Life, and COVID-19
On this episode of A Nursing State of Mind, Linda Groah, MSN, RN, CNOR, NEA-BC, FAAN and AORN CEO/executive director speaks with Dr. Phyllis Quinlan PhD, RN, NPD-BC, and Professional Certified Coach about work-life balance.Support the show
07:30 11/28/2020
A Nursing State of Mind: Hope is an Action Word
On this episode of A Nursing State of Mind, Linda Groah, MSN, RN, CNOR, NEA-BC, FAAN and AORN CEO/executive director speaks with Dr. Phyllis Quinlan PhD, RN, NPD-BC, and Professional Certified Coach about hope.Support the show (https://www.aorn.org/join?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=promotional&utm_campaign=periop_talk&utm_content=support_podcast )
08:14 11/27/2020
A Nursing State of Mind: Who Has Time for Self Care
On this episode of A Nursing State of Mind, Linda Groah, MSN, RN, CNOR, NEA-BC, FAAN and AORN CEO/executive director speaks with Dr. Phyllis Quinlan PhD, RN, NPD-BC, and Professional Certified Coach about self care.Support the show (https://www.aorn.org/join?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=promotional&utm_campaign=periop_talk&utm_content=support_podcast )
10:28 11/24/2020
Sponsored Episode: The History and Best Practices of SURGICEL Absorbable Hemostat
Thank you for joining us for this special bonus episode of Periop Talk with Ethicon’s Stephanie Leon and Ray LaMeetree. Today we bring you a special bonus episode featuring Ethicon’s Stephanie Leon and Ray LaMeetree who will be discussing the history and best practices of SURGICEL Absorbable Hemostats.AORN does not endorse any commercial company’s product or service.To learn more about SURGICEL® Powder, the latest innovation from the SURGICEL® Family of Absorbable Hemostats visit the product webpage. https://www.jnjmedicaldevices.com/en-US/product/ethicon-surgicel-powderSupport the show (https://www.aorn.org/join?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=promotional&utm_campaign=periop_talk&utm_content=support_podcast )
16:45 11/17/2020
A Nursing State of Mind: Watching Your Emotional Signals
On this episode of A Nursing State of Mind, Linda Groah, MSN, RN, CNOR, NEA-BC, FAAN and AORN CEO/executive director speaks with Dr. Phyllis Quinlan PhD, RN, NPD-BC, and Professional Certified Coach about overcoming the challenges of asking for help.Support the show (https://www.aorn.org/join?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=promotional&utm_campaign=periop_talk&utm_content=support_podcast )
09:39 10/29/2020
A Nursing State of Mind: Reconnect with Your Passion for Nursing
On this episode of A Nursing State of Mind, Linda Groah, MSN, RN, CNOR, NEA-BC, FAAN and AORN CEO/executive director speaks with Dr. Phyllis Quinlan PhD, RN, NPD-BC, and Professional Certified Coach about ways nurses can reconnect with their passion. Support the show (https://www.aorn.org/join?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=promotional&utm_campaign=periop_talk&utm_content=support_podcast )
07:35 10/29/2020