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Perioperative Nurse Week

Perioperative Nurse Week is a time to recognize and honor perioperative nurses for their important role and commitment to safe patient care. Perioperative Nurse Week is November 9-15, 2014.

Perioperative Nurse Week

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)

2014 Proclamation 

Join the Celebration

Celebrate the importance of perioperative professionals. Share your stories on ORNurseLink, take advantage of resources like a cake topper or a poster, and connect with us on social media.

Guidelines for Perioperative Practice


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