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External Resources


AO Foundation

The AO Foundation is a medically guided nonprofit organization led by an international group of surgeons specialized in the treatment of trauma and disorders of the musculoskeletal system. Founded in 1958 by 13 visionary surgeons, AO today fosters one of the most extensive networks of currently more than 12,000 surgeons, operating room personnel, and scientists in over hundred countries.

Association for PeriOperative Registered Nurses (AORN)

AORN, Association for PeriOperative Registered Nurses, is a non-profit membership association that represents the interests of more than 160,000 perioperative nurses by providing nursing education, standards, and clinical practice resources to enable optimal outcomes for patients undergoing operative and other invasive procedures. Click the Education tab on the AORN site to locate Free Continuing Education.

DePuy Synthes Advantage Program

Offering a suite of solutions to Hospitals, Surgeons, and Patients focused on clinical and economic outcomes.


Johnson & Johnson Future Leaders Program

The Johnson & Johnson Future Leaders Program website provides anywhere, anytime educational opportunities in a variety of clinical topics. Learners will have the opportunity to view physician driven presentations and debates, clinical simulations and approach videos, clinical case study reviews, anatomical resources, and more.  Each qualified learner will have the opportunity to accumulate educational credits within their specialty based on their aligned core curriculum.  Upon completion of the curriculum Johnson & Johnson Future Leaders credits can be exchanged for educational materials relevant to their chosen specialty. The online program is only available to residents located in residencies and/or fellowship within the United States and Canada.



Ethicon has a long history of medical innovation. Their surgical solutions (including sutures, staplers, energy devices, clip appliers, trocars, hemostasis products, and meshes) are used around the world to treat colorectal and thoracic conditions, women's health conditions, hernias, cancer, and obesity.



Last Updated Sep 12, 2018