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This article has been approved by the Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Board for Category A credit toward recertification as an ONC.

Purpose of Activity

To present the details of a quality improvement project designed to define and provide best practices in surgical patient positioning and transfer processes with the surgical spine table.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Summarize the purpose and the goals of the authors' quality improvement project focused on best practices in surgical patient positioning.
  2. Describe the methodology the authors used in designing their quality improvement project.
  3. Analyze the results of the project and implications for practice.
Price: $15.00


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: ON0120A
Published: Jan/Feb 2020
Expires: 12/3/2021
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Sarah J. Kraft, DNP, MSN, RN, NEA-BC; Bethany R. Lowndes, PhD, MPH; M. Susan Hallbeck, PhD
Specialties: Orthopaedics, Surgery