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AORN Publications

AORN publications are specifically designed to help perioperative professionals like you implement AORN's Perioperative Standards and Recommended Practices and satisfy your perioperative practice, education, and management needs.

Explore the variety of publications available to enhance your career, your practice, and the care you provide your patients.

Independent Study Guide

Based on the Perioperative Standards and Recommended Practices, 2013 edition, the Independent Study Guide provides the resources needed to study for your CNOR exam, or simply to test your knowledge of AORN's recommended practices.

Perioperative Policy & Procedure Templates

Enjoy a collection of sample policies and customizable templates based on AORN's Perioperative Standards and Recommended Practices.


Job Descriptions & Competency Evaluation Tools

Access turnkey solutions for determining competencies, and developing consistent job descriptions based on AORN's Perioperative Standards and Recommended Practices.

AORN's Perioperative Bookstore

Purchase any of AORN's perioperative publications or a variety of other products, including videos, logo items, and more.

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