Pfiedler Education, a division of AORN, partners with medical device companies to bring accredited continuing education to nurses and allied health professionals.

We work together to make healthcare safer by providing cutting edge continuing education. Our CE (Continuing Education) Seminars can be presented to your AORN Chapter virtually, or in-person at your hospital facility or local AORN Chapter meeting. Accreditations include CA State Board of Nursing, HSPA (formerly IAHCSMM), CBSPD, CDR, ASRT, CRCE, and more.



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The use of medical devices is an increasingly important element of a healthcare professional's role. We understand the impact of new medical-device technology on nursing practice and patient outcomes. Medical device technology will continue to evolve, and we are passionate about making continuing healthcare education for nurses and allied health professionals free and accessible to keep your skills sharp. Reach out to your local sales representative at the following medical device companies and ask if they can present their CE Seminar virtually for your AORN Chapter, or schedule a visit with them to present at your hospital facility or next local AORN Chapter meeting.



CE Seminar Catalog
Client Course Title
Aesculap  Premium OR Grade Surgical Instruments: Function Testing and Repair
Aesculap  Premium OR Grade Surgical Instruments: Tips for Care 
Aesculap  Laparoscopic Instruments and Scopes: Tips for Care 
Aesculap  Premium OR Grade Surgical Instruments: Kerrison Rongeurs and Bipolar Forceps
Aesculap  Containerizing Pre-configured Instrument Trays: What You Need to Know
Aesculap  Forging the Communication Connection 
Aesculap  Maintaining the Sterile Barrier in the Real World
Aesculap  Understanding Central Service Departments
Aesculap  Basics of Instrument Care and Handling
Aesculap  Working Together: CSD and Loaner Trays
Aesculap  Principles of Cleaning and Disinfection
Aesculap  Understanding High-Temperature Sterilization
Aesculap  Understanding Low-Temperature Sterilization
Aesculap  Inventory Best Practices
Aesculap  Maintaining CSD Compliance: Understanding the Regulatory Landscape
Aesculap  OR to CSD Best Practices
Aesculap  Principles of Surgical Energy Devices
Aesculap  Surgical Grades of Instruments: The Manufacturing Process
Aesculap  Instrument Protection 
Avanos  Oral Care is Critical Care for Non-Ventilated Patients
Baxter   Intraoperative Transfusion Reduction Strategies
Baxter  The Importance of Hemostasis in Wound Healing and Adhesion Prevention 
Baxter  Understanding Hemostatic, Sealant, and Adhesive Agents 
Baxter Active & Passive Hemostatic Agents Meet the Coagulation Cascade
Biocomposites Periprosthetic Joint Infection
ConMed Advanced Energy  Let’s Clear the Air®: The Time is Now
Encision  Improving Outcomes in Laparoscopy Through Better Techniques and Technology: A Focus on Electrosurgical Energy
Irrimax  Combating Surgical Site Infections: A Surgical Approach
Irrimax  Antibiotic Resistance: A Significant Threat to Public Health
Medtronic Advanced Energy Electrosurgery
Medtronic Advanced Energy Surgical Smoke
Medtronic NV Neuroanatomy and Physiology: Brain Structure and Function
Medtronic NV Acute Ischemic Stroke
Medtronic NV   Assessment of the Complex Stroke Patient Using the National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS)
Medtronic NV   Cerebral Aneurysms & Hemorrhagic Stroke: Diagnosis and Treatment
Medtronic DX Ischemic Stroke: Insertable Cardiac Monitors for Atrial Fibrillation Detection and Secondary Stroke Prevention
Medtronic DX  Unexplained Syncope: Finding the Cause, Step-by-Step
Medtronic Situate Supporting a Safe, Quality Culture to Prevent Retained Surgical Sponges
Medtronic Surgical  Suture 101
Melzi The Impact of Retained Surgical Sharps and Near Misses on Patient Safety
MTF Stewardship of the Gift
MTF Unraveling the Mysteries of Biologics
Milestone Medical Specimen Management: Reducing the Risk of Formalin Exposure
Palliare Understanding the Challenges of Laparoscopic Insufflation
Standard Textile The Role of Textiles in Creating a Safer and Healthier Perioperative Environment
Stryker Endoscopy Killing the Bugs! Endoscopy Instrument Care and Handling
Stryker Endoscopy Enhancing Safety in MIS by Photoimaging (Advanced Imaging)
Stryker Endoscopy Smoke Evacuation For Endoscopy
Stryker Neurovascular Neuroanatomy
Stryker Neurovascular Stroke Awareness and Screening: Providing Care to Our Patients 
Stryker Neurovascular The Evolving Landscape of Acute Ischemic Stroke Treatment
Stryker Orthopaedic Instruments  Powered Instruments/Patient and Caregiver Safety
Stryker Orthopaedic Instruments  Surgical Tourniquets: Clinical Considerations and Strategies for Safe Care
Stryker Orthopaedic Instruments  The Role of Cleaning and Sterilization in Infection Prevention
Stryker Orthopaedic Instruments  Waging War on Cross Contamination with PPE and Surgical Helmet Systems
Stryker Orthopaedic Instruments  The Dangers of Third-Party Service Agreements
Stryker Orthopaedic Instruments  What Do I Need to Know about Low-Temperature Sterilization?
Stryker Orthopaedic Instruments  Advanced Skin Closure 
Stryker Surgical Technologies  When It Counts: Validating No Sponge Left Behind
Stryker Surgical Technologies  Smoke Evacuation/Dangers of Smoke Plume
Stryker Surgical Technologies  Improved Surgical Outcomes Through Advanced Access and Visualization 
Stryker Surgical Technologies  Effective Teams: From Diversity to Collective Teamwork 
Stryker Surgical Technologies  Advances in Breast Cancer Surgery: Optimizing Oncologic and Aesthetic Outcomes
Stryker Surgical Technologies  Drug Diversion
Stryker Surgical Technologies  Smoke Evacuation: A Review of the Standards
Stryker Surgical Technologies  Surgical Smoke: Selecting the Right Tools, Understanding New Technologies
Stryker Surgical Technologies  Safer, Smarter Waste Management Practices
Stryker Surgical Technologies  Ensuring a Smoke-Free Environment
Stryker Trauma & Extremities  Treatment of Hip Fractures: The Nursing Perspective
Stryker Trauma & Extremities  Treatment of Distal Radius Fractures
Stryker Trauma & Extremities  Clavicle Fractures: When and How to Fix Them
Stryker Trauma & Extremities  Basic Principles of External Fixation
Stryker Trauma & Extremities  Treatment of Proximal Tibial Fractures
Stryker Trauma & Extremities  Modern Pelvic Fracture Treatment
Stryker Trauma & Extremities  Treatment of Proximal Humerus Fractures
Stryker Trauma & Extremities  Ankle Arthritis Treatment Options 
Stryker Trauma & Extremities  Pathologies of the Forefoot: A Nurse's Perspective
Stryker Trauma & Extremities  Pathologies of the Midfoot: A Nurse's Perspective
Stryker Trauma & Extremities  Pathologies of the Hindfoot: A Nurse's Perspective 
Stryker Trauma & Extremities  Radiation Safety 
TIDI Reduce the Risk of Contamination on the Surgical Back Table
TIDI Sharps Safety
UVDI Ultraviolet (UV) Devices: Key Criteria for Performance, Operation, and Safety
Xodus Medical  Advanced Patient Safety Practices: Mastering The Challenges of Trendelenburg Positioning
Xodus Medical  Making Surgery Safer: Advanced Techniques for Prone Positioning
Xodus Medical  Safely Positioning Patients for Lengthy Procedures
Xodus Medical  Advances in Hip Arthroscopy: Making Surgery Safer