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Perioperative Nurse Week

November 8-14, 2015 

Perioperative Nurse Week is a time to recognize and honor perioperative nurses for their important role and commitment to safe patient care.


Educate Your Community and Representatives

Obtain a Proclamation:

Anyone can ask their elected officials for a proclamation. Make sure to speak with your chapter leaders, state council president and state legislative coordinator to coordinate your efforts. (See past proclamations.)

How to Obtain a Proclamation 

Proclamation Request Letter (contact grassroots@aorn.org to obtain the current number of perioperative nurses in your state)

Download the 2015 Proclamation  

 2015 Proclamations



 2014 Proclamations

Guidelines for Perioperative Practice


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