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1 American Society of Ophthalmic Registered Nurses

2 ASORN  Organized in 1976 to unite registered nurses committed to providing quality ophthalmic care.  Today members include persons from all parts of the ophthalmic team.

3 Membership  Active Member Registered Nurses  Individual Affiliate Ophthalmic Technicians, Administrators. Photographers LVNs/LPNs Surgical Technologists

4 ASORN’s Mission Statement  ASORN’s mission is to foster excellence in ophthalmic patient care and to support the ophthalmic team through individual development, education and evidence-based practice.

5 Resources  Safe Surgical Checklist  Mitomycin-C Learning Module  Publications

6 Publications  Insight: The Journal of the American Society of Ophthalmic Registered Nurses  ASORN Connection (online)  ASORN Blink (online)

7 Publications Core Curriculum for Ophthalmic Nursing

8 Publications Ophthalmic Procedures for the Office and Clinic

9 Publications Ophthalmic Procedures for the Operating Room and Ambulatory Surgery Center

10 Publications Care and Handling of Ophthalmic Microsurgical Instruments

11 Publications Standards of Ophthalmic Clinical Nursing Practice

12 Continuing Education  ASORN is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation (COA).

13 Continuing Education  Meetings Annual Meeting – 2013 New Orleans Regional Meetings ○ Fort Worth ○ San Antonio ○ Chicago  Webinars – 2013 series Focus on the ASC

14 Continuing Education  ActionED  ASORN is a partner in ActionED the online continuing education site for ophthalmic professionals.

15 ActionED  Nursing and/or JCAHPO credits available on ActionED for: ASORN Manuals and Core Curriculum Chapters Continuing Education Articles published in Insight.

16 RN Certification  The National Certifying Board for Ophthalmic Registered Nurses (NCBORN) has certified registered nurses since 1989.

17 Employment  ASORN Careers powered by Local Eye Site

18  For more information or to join ASORN visit us at:

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