Tag: Professionalism

Speaker offers help for relighting your lost spark

Is your spark flickering? Maybe it’s dimmed in the face of the endless reports, e-mails, and urgent meetings you face every week. The to-do list seems endless. Next week’s priorities are overtaking this week’s, and they all seem to be in the wrong order. Connie Merritt, BSN, RN, PHN, is…

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By: OR Manager
July 13, 2012
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Seminars center on key OR management topics

OR efficiencies, accreditation standards, infection prevention, and team training are a few topics of all-day seminars that perioperative leaders can choose from at the OR Manager Conference October 24 to 26 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. The conference, celebrating its 25th anniversary, starts on Wednesday, October 24, with 9…

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By: OR Manager
June 9, 2012
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Using evidence-based nurse leadership guidance

Your OR is starting to bring in new graduates—a practice almost unheard of 15 years ago. You’re finding it’s taking them longer than expected to adjust. Or you’re running into roadblocks in fostering team communication among nurses, physicians, and other staff.   Where do you turn? One place to look…

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By: OR Manager
May 7, 2012
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Reconnecting OR managers with their purpose

What connects you with your purpose? How do you find that spark that rekindles your passion for nursing? And how can you reignite that spark in your staff?   With humor and stories, Rich Bluni, RN, LHRM, leads off the OR Manager Conference with his talk, Inspired Leadership: Reconnecting with…

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By: OR Manager
April 9, 2012
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Support for staff when things go wrong

The patient had come to the OR for joint replacement surgery. Though she had a complicated medical history, there was no reason to believe she would have serious problems. But during the surgery, things went wrong, and despite everyone's efforts, the patient died. It hit the team hard, including the…

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By: OR Manager
July 1, 2007
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