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AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo brings together 10,000 perioperative nurses and exhibitors for five days of learning, networking, and inspiration. Learn the latest research and best practices during the 70+ education sessions, experience hands-on simulation training, and interact with over 500 exhibits sharing the latest technology and trends. Discover the power of you at the largest gathering of perioperative nurses in the world.

Early bird pricing available until January 31, 2017!

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The Power of You



Exhibit hall at the AORN Surgical Conference & Expo

Exhibit Hall

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AORN Nurses Station Radio

AORN has created a special Pandora radio station for the perioperative nursing community to celebrate you. The station features hand-selected songs to help you de-stress and discover your inner strength. Unleash the power of the nurse.

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Conference Blog

5 Facts to Make You a Surgical Smoke Safety Advocate

Perioperative nurses have the power to raise awareness and protect OR team members from toxic surgical smoke. Here are five research findings that will make you a believer in the tangible dangers of surgical smoke.

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10 Things Periop Nurses Are Thankful For

Perioperative nurses have many things to be thankful for. In honor of Thanksgiving, we asked Ramie Miller, an active AORN member in New Orleans, to share her top 10 list of what she is most thankful for this year as a perioperative nurse.

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Thank You to Johnson & Johnson, Our 2017 Platinum Sponsor