Classification: Registered Nurse
A perioperative registered nurse who works in collaboration with the surgeon and other health care team members to achieve optimal outcomes. The RNFA has acquired the necessary knowledge, judgment, and skills specific to the expanded role of RNFA clinical practice. Intraoperatively, the RNFA assists the surgeon.
AORN Official Statement on RNFAs ratified by the AORN House of Delegates in 2004. [7/1/2006: new]
Additional Taxonomy Codes from Registered Nurse Classification
163WA0400XAddiction (Substance Use Disorder)
163WC0200XCritical Care Medicine
163WC1600XContinuing Education/Staff Development
163WM1400XNurse Massage Therapist (NMT)
163WN0002XNeonatal Intensive Care
163WP0807XPsych/Mental Health, Child & Adolescent
163WP0809XPsych/Mental Health, Adult
163WW0101XWomen's Health Care, Ambulatory
163WX0601XOtorhinolaryngology & Head-Neck
← Back to parent taxonomy: Registered Nurse (163W00000X)
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