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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, 2015.

Perioperative Nurse Week

Educate your Community and Representatives

  • Send a letter to your Elected Officials 

  • Send a letter to your Editor 

  • Print a copy of your state's or city's proclamation to post at your facility and share with others 

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  

 2014 Proclamations

Guidelines for Perioperative Practice


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