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AORN's Online Community for PeriOperative Professionals 

ORNurseLink is an online community from the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) that provides operating room professionals a place to connect with each other and exchange helpful resources, ideas, and practices.



Ask practice questions and get answers from your peers on ORNurseLink, the online discussion community for AORN members.

Use ORNurseLink to: 

  • Read or post discussions and learn from your colleagues
  • Share documents - download policies, competencies and more from your peers
  • Connect with your Chapter members
  • Participate in Specialty Assembly discussions
  • Search for specific practice information
  • Create and join groups based on your interests

No sign up or setup is required to participate! Just login to ORNurseLink with your existing AORN username and password. Start reading and posting discussions in under a minute. 

How to Login to ORNurseLink 

Logging in to the ORNurseLink community is the same as accessing aorn.org. Click the login link in the upper right of the page. Enter your email address on file with AORN as your username and your AORN ID number as your password, unless you have previously selected a different password. If you don’t know your password, use the “Forgot your password?” link, which will resend your password to your email address on file.

Current AORN members do not need to create a new account to access ORNurseLink.

If you need to update or add your email address to your membership profile, or you're having issues logging in to ORNurseLink, please call AORN customer service at 800-755-2676. 

Not a Member of AORN?

If you don’t have an AORN web account and are joining ORNurseLink for the first time, follow the steps to “Proceed as Guest” from the login page to create a user name and password to gain access.

ORNurseLink Help and More Information 

If you're just starting out, we've compiled a robust Help section on ORNurseLink to walk you through the basics, like: 

How to post a new discussion 

How to post a comment to a discussion 

How to find your chapter's group 

Download the ORNurseLink User Guide 


Guidelines for Perioperative Practice


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