The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to increase their knowledge of the AORN Guideline for Retained Surgical Items.
This is a four-hour in-service on how to implement the AORN Guideline for Retained Surgical Items.
- Identify the consequences of retained surgical items.
- Describe the most common incidences of retained surgical items.
- Identify risk factors for retained surgical items.
- Describe correct counting procedures.
To earn 4.0 contact hours, the learner must have attended the in-service presentation and then complete the course evaluation. Learner has 30 days from registration to complete the course evaluation. Contact hours for this course will expire on November 1, 2021.