In the Current Issue

May 25 2015
  • Forging a path toward OR nursing education

    There is no OR nurse university. Nurses can’t go away to college, pay tuition, and learn to be a perioperative nurse. “Faced with a staffing shortfall, how are we going to deal with this? How are they More »

  • Analytics: A powerful tool for OR process improvements

    Analytics is a buzzword in today’s healthcare world, but behind the buzz is a very real tool. If used appropriately, analytics can help OR managers achieve improvements in stubborn problems such as turnover More »

  • Editorial

    Perioperative nursing needs a standardized educational path for entry into the profession, according to James X. Stobinski, PhD, RN, CNOR (cover story), yet there’s no single entity for taking charge and More »

  • Fine-tuning the Munro Scale for pressure ulcers

    Pressure ulcers affect up to 3 million adults in the US each year, according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Surgical patients are at high risk to develop pressure ulcers because of 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.

The 28th Annual OR Manager Conference will be in Nashville, TN, Oct. 7-9, 2015 Save  with the Early Bird Discount!

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.

OR Business Management Forum

This is an interactive networking community for OR directors and OR business managers and others concerned with business issues and questions. Click here to subscribe.  

The OR Manager Movie

View our new movie that shows how OR Manager can help you manage your OR. It takes only a few minutes, and you’ll enjoy it.


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