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AORN Foundation Receives $250,000 from Stryker for Perioperative Nurse Education

AORN Foundation, a subsidiary of the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses, (AORN), has received a $250,000 grant from Stryker to support the continuing education of practicing nurses. The awards were distributed by AORN Foundation as professional development grants for individuals to attend the AORN Surgical Conference & Expo 2015, Leadership Development Summit, and the OR Executive Summit which will be presented in Denver, March 7-11, 2015. Read more »


CCI Matching AORN Foundation Donations in March

Matching twins

February 2, 2015
During the month of March, CCI will match your commitment to patient safety by doubling your donation to the AORN Foundation. Read more »


A Lasting Legacy

Patricia Seifert

January 30, 2015
A very dedicated AORN member and donor, Patricia (“Trish”) C. Seifert, MSN, RN, CNOR, CRNFA(e), FAAN, of Falls Church, Virginia established an endowed scholarship fund in 2000 as the Patricia C. Seifert Endowed Scholarship. She recently shared with us the importance of her endowed scholarship. Read more »


Outstanding Chapter: AORN of the Omaha Area

AORN of the Omaha Area

January 28, 2015
There are over 200 AORN Chapters across the country that strive to create a strong community of perioperative nurses in each of their local areas. Every Chapter works to provide professional growth, resources and connections for their members. Each Chapter is critical to AORN as a whole and contributes to the success of the entire organization. One of our outstanding AORN Chapters is #2801 of the Omaha Area, who is celebrating their 50th anniversary year in 2015. Read more »


Scholarship Application Now Open

January 16, 2015
The AORN Foundation 2015-2016 Academic Scholarship Application is now open. This year new scholarships are available to graduating high school students entering nursing school. The application deadline is June 15, 2015. Read more »


AORN Foundation Ornament Now Available

Foundation ornament

December 10, 2014
The 2015 commemorative AORN Surgical Conference & Expo ornament is available! This metal ornament measures 3 inches across by 2.25 inches high. $25 price includes shipping. Proceeds benefit the AORN Foundation. Order now »


Partners for Safety

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November 26, 2014
The Competency & Credentialing Institute (CCI) has been a long standing parter of the AORN Foundation on many levels. CCI has developed and maintained the CNOR, CRNFA and CNS-CP credentials for more than 30 years and currently certifies more than 33,950 nurses. Read more »

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