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Stryker Instruments Awards $250,000 to AORN Foundation

In honor of Perioperative Nurse Week 2015, Stryker Instruments committed $250,000 to support AORN Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN). Stryker’s LEARN Scholarship award will enable nurses from around the world to attend the AORN Surgical Conference & Expo in Anaheim, California, April 2-6, 2016.

The AORN Surgical Conference & Expo is the largest education symposium for perioperative nurses in the world and the largest surgical products trade show in the U.S. Presented over four days, the conference gives nurses the opportunity to network with their peers and gain more than 100 contact hours as they learn the latest clinical practice techniques and processes for surgical patient and health care worker safety.

“We are grateful that for the third year Stryker has made a significant investment in perioperative nurses,” said Twilla Barlow, director of AORN Foundation. “The grant from Stryker enables perioperative nurses to have better access to expanded knowledge and skills for 2016.”




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