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ACORN Webinars

ACORN produces regular webinars each year to assist perioperative nurses with their professional development. The webinars are online seminars, presented by perioperative nurses, and clinical experts, from a range of specialities, and you can participate from the comfort of your own home. The webinars are recorded and available on demand. Webinar subscriptions are available for individuals or organisations.

ACORN members have free access to ACORN webinars on demand.

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General webinars

  • Perioperative fundamentals: Safe medication handling and labelling
  • Surgeon's perspective: Hazards of surgical plume & challenges of smoke evacuation implementation
  • Cell care colelction
  • LHD transition to sterile applicator skin preparation; the what, why and how
  • Anaphylaxis and the Coroner's Court
  • Perioperative roles: Anaesthetic Nurse, Perioperative Services Manager, Clinical development nurse
  • The perioperative PhD journey
  • Perioperative fundamentals: Fluids and electrolytes, Surgical conscience, Wound closure
  • Planning your retirement
  • Nurse Practitioner Week: Perioperative panel Q&A
  • Formulating a research question
  • HCCC complaints and prevention
  • ACORN Education survey 2021 feedback
  • Fetal pillow ®
  • The PhD journey
  • Getting to zero SSI using automated technology
  • Surgical humidification: Clinical benefits and application (open and laparoscopic surgery)
  • Results from a national research priorities survey
  • Improving thermal safety outcomes

Standards webinars

  • The past and the future of the ACORN Standards
  • ACORN Standards. End of year update.
  • ACORN Standards. Our new Standards Officer.
  • The New ACORN Standards: Processes and outcomes from the Roadmap Project
  • 16th edition of the ACORN Standards
  • Honouring the past while shaping the future
  • Budgeting
  • Documentation and patient information
  • Latex sensitivity
  • Multi-resistant organisms (MROs)
  • Reprocessing re-usable medical devices (RMDs)
  • Staffing for safety

PATs webinars

  • PATs training webinar 1
  • PATs training webinar 2
  • PATs training webinar 3