In the Current Issue

April 26 2015
  • Infections spur new guidelines for endoscope reprocessing

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on March 17 published a final guidance on reprocessing reusable medical devices. This guidance, which provides manufacturers with recommendations to validate their More »

  • Step-by-step approach helps reduce specimen errors in the OR

    The number of specimens that are mishandled on a nationwide basis is difficult to know, but even one such incident is too much for any patient who is affected. “If a specimen is placed in a fixative and it More »

  • Editorial

    Enhanced recovery protocols aren’t a new concept, but new data linking them with better outcomes in colorectal surgery patients suggest they’re worth considering—and perhaps should be more widely More »

  • Research projects potential cost savings with wider use of MIS

    Though minimally invasive surgery (MIS) is associated with lower postoperative complication rates, little is known about the cost savings resulting from the reduced rates. Researchers led by Martin Makary, MD More »

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How to access your OR Manager CEs

We are proud to announce that each issue of OR Manager is preapproved for 3.0 nursing contact hours for Registered Nurses through Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES). Starting with the January 2013 OR Manager, every issue has a post-test that you must complete online in order to receive your CEs and certificate of completion. An annual subscription gives you the opportunity to receive up to 36 total CEs, and a two-year subscription up to 72 total CEs. View a video on how to get your CEs.

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As the premier, executive level conference for professional and personal development of OR managers, directors, business managers, clinical directors, and ASC directors – the Annual OR Manager Conference builds on the content you receive in each issue of OR Manager, providing you with a live learning experience. You can register now for the Value Package and save $210 off the regular rate with Early Bird pricing. In its 28th year, OR Manager Conference brings together seasoned OR managers to lead the conference program and will continue to deliver the executive level programming you turn to us for. The Value Package is our all-inclusive pass, granting access to all three days of conference events and exhibit hall access. Click here to register.

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