Orientation in Surgery: How to be Successful

This week’s episode of the First Case “Articles On-The-Go” series is written by Melanie Perry, BSN, RN, CNOR. In it she discusses her experience during orientation in the operating room, and shares helpful tips for anyone else on orientation. 

“I will never forget my first day on orientation in surgery. Total information overload – I had a deer-in-the-headlights look that everyone could see from a mile away. I watched a surgeon do a knee scope and I remember thinking, “What have I gotten myself into??!” My anxiety level was sky-high. I’m pretty sure I questioned all of my career choices at that one moment….” Tune in to learn more about surgical orientation and learn a few tips to ensure success!


Articles On-the-Go presents perioperative insights from written articles in a creative, easy to listen, audio format. Think audio book, meets busy Operating Room professional!

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