Clinical Resources

The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses' (AORN) clinical resources are learning modules, webinars, AORN Journal articles, Tool Kits, and Clinical FAQs  to help perioperative professionals implement AORN's Guidelines for Perioperative Practice.

Clinical FAQs

AORN’s Clinical FAQs are an important clinical resource for the perioperative industry. They are one of the many tools and resources that fur...

Position Statements

Position Statements provided by the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses articulate the Association's official position or belief about cert...


AORN publications are specifically designed to help OR and ambulatory professionals implement AORN's Guidelines for Perioperative Practice...

Tool Kits

Tool Kits provided by the Association for periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) address critical patient safety issues and help perioperative profess...

Nursing Research

AORN is dedicated to incorporating research and evidence-based practice as a foundation for perioperative nursing to provide quality patient care.

RN First Assistant Resources

The Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) is a perioperative registered nurse who functions in an expanded role or an Advanced Practice Registere...

Nursing Infection Control Education Network

AORN has proudly partnered with the American Nurses Association (ANA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to train U.S. nurses in infection prevention and control.

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