At the 2019 ISNA Convention, members in attendance adopted the following resolution: ISNA supports and advocates for a policy to evacuate surgical smoke to be implemented at hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers. ISNA commits resources to advocate for the adoption of smoke evacuation policies. 

The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) has provided the following resources to assist in this advocacy:

Smoke FAQs - Oversight Regulation.pdf

Smoke FAQs - The Problem.pdf

Smoke FAQs - The Solution.pdf