Innovative Product Achievements, LLC Awarded AORN Seal of Recognition for Program Quality

The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) has awarded the AORN Seal of Recognition to an education program developed by Innovative Product Achievements, LLC, (IPA).

The IPA Recommended Practice Program for scrubEx,® provides operating room staff with a sample policy, competency assessment, and software based compliance monitoring capabilities for the laundering of scrubs and daily change of warm up jackets. This comprehensive program provides all necessary components to ensure complete compliance with AORN Recommended Practice for Surgical Attire.

The AORN Seal of Recognition confirms that the content of training and in-service programs and materials has undergone thorough review by AORN and meets the guidelines set forth in AORNs Perioperative Standards and Recommended Practices. While not a product endorsement, the Seal of Recognition demonstrates that the promotional and informative material related to a product or services has met AORN guidelines.

Perioperative nurses rely on healthcare industry representatives to teach proper use of products and services that will be used in and around the operating room. "The education program materials submitted by IPA are informative and meet the associations standards for excellence in safe patient care," saya Joan Blanchard, MSS, BSN, RN, CNOR, CIC, perioperative nursing specialist, AORN. "Perioperative nurses can be confident in the content of this education program."

To assist the perioperative community in selecting quality training activities that promote safety and optimal outcomes for patients undergoing operative and other invasive procedures, AORN has created a directory of materials and activities that have been awarded the AORN Seal of Recognition.