Program / Initiative
Commit to supporting "
Promote patient safety by pledging to support a "Time Out" for
Every Patient, Every Time. Check out additional patient
Recruit the Next Generation
Reach the next generation of perioperative nurses! Engage
students and members of your community. Read member success
stories. Get tips and ideas to successfully attract students to
your workplace, reach students in their schools and plan your
Organize a Teddy Bear Hospital
Create an understanding of the perioperative nursing profession
with the Teddy Bear Hospital! Kids bring their stuffed animals to
learn about patient care, meet real nurses, and touch and feel
medical instruments as their much-loved teddy bears get the care
Host an Open House
Host a class about Patient Safety in the OR! Invite students,
pre-procedure patients, families, your elected officials/staff, or
the public. Get started with step-by-step instructions!
AORN Gift Item
Send your perioperative staff, colleagues and friends a special
gift from AORN's Gift Store.
Make a donation to the
Honor your colleagues by making a donation in their name to the
AORN Foundation or by purchasing a brick honoring them in the
Pathway to Patient Safety. Acknowledgement on your behalf will
be sent to each colleague you honor.
Become a Member
Collaborate with your colleagues and network with AORN members
nationwide. Become an AORN Top Recruiter and get rewards for each
new member you recruit!
View Prioperative Nurse Week Proclamations
Find out if your city or state has officially proclaimed
November 7 - 13 as Perioperative Nurse Week!
Invite an Elected Official to your Chapter Meeting
Get step-by-step instructions on how to invite an Elected
Official (Local, State, or Federal) or Staffer to your local
Host a Fundraiser
Host a fundraiser to help support perioperative nurses.
Donations to AORN Foundation funds continuing education, leadership
development, patient safety, workplace safety, and more.