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National 'Time Out' Day is June 11

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The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses' annual awareness campaign for the surgical time out, National Time Out Day, will fall June 11, 2014.

The day is also supported by The Joint Commission, the World Health Organization and the Council on Surgical and Perioperative Safety. It is intended to increase awareness of safe surgical practices. The 2014 emphasis is evaluating how surgical time-outs fit into the context of larger quality initiatives, according to a news release. It is the 10th anniversary of the first time-out day, held in 2004.

For a database of various time-out resources from AORN, click here.

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