Are You AAMC’s Next Top O.R. Nurse?

Are You AAMC’s Next Top O.R. Nurse?

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Brittany Townsend, RN, and Anne Patterson, RN, helped our staff to learn more about the role of a Perioperative Nurse.

Perioperative nurses are responsible for the patient’s well-being before, during and after a procedure. To celebrate Perioperative Nurses Week (Nov 5-11), the Operating Room educators created an educational display entitled, “Are You AAMC’s Next Top O.R. Nurse?”

Staff stopped by for a photo op and to view surgical instruments that were on display. Perioperative staff were on hand to answer questions like, “What is a perioperative nurse? and “Why do O.R. staff dress so funny?”

A huge thank you to all who stopped by and posed, as well as a thank you to our O.R. educators, Terri Ridel, Brittany Townsend, Margaret Saul and Anne Patterson.

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