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Resources for nurses looking to further their education, including online courses like Periop 101, Periop Mastery, and Prep for CNOR certification.

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Guidelines for Perioperative Practice

The latest evidence-rated guidelines and recommended practices affecting nurses.

Periop 101: A Core Curriculum™

The foundation of AORN’s education curriculum, the online program Periop 101 supports new OR nurses as well as experienced nurses.

Periop Mastery Program

The next phase includes Periop Mastery Program, designed to help nurses respond confidently and correctly in critical situations.

Prep for CNOR

The self-paced Prep for CNOR online course teaches effective test-taking strategies and strengthens your knowledge of perioperative nursing in preparation for CNOR certification.

AORN Journal CE Articles

AORN Journal Continuing Education (CE) articles feature a variety of perioperative topics, as well as online evaluation with immediate test results.

Specialty Education

Online modules and a comprehensive library of educational videos are available to meet a variety of education needs and customize a facility’s education program.

Resources for Educators

AORN has a wealth of resources for Nurse Educators. Check back often to see what's new!


AORN webinars present the latest clinical and managerial issues, news, and best practices to promote safety and optimal outcomes. Many are free or low-cost for AORN members.

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