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AORN Global Surgical Conference and Expo 2018 Poster

Perioperative Nurse Education

Leadership Summit

Exhibit Hall

Featured Speaker


New Orleans

Five Reasons Why It's Important to Attend an Industry Conference

Find out why attending a professional development conference would help not only you, but your staff, your patients, and even your family. Read More

4 Top Strategies for Finding Your Periop Dream Job

Looking to make a job change? Career Coach, Dr. Phyllis Quinlan shares her go-to career advice for landing the job you want. Read More

5 Facts to Make You a Surgical Smoke Safety Advocate

New research is out on surgical smoke. And it’s not pretty. Guest blogger Mary Ogg, AORN's senior perioperative practice specialist, shares five shocking facts that will make you a believer. Read More

Angela Young

"The learning opportunities seem endless. I attended clinical and leadership seminars for CEUs, viewed rows and rows of research posters, and participated in vendor workshops and demonstrations." - Angela Young, BSN, RN

Stephanie Thomas

I always leave the conference re-energized and excited about being an OR Nurse. I acquire so much information that I can share with the staff back home.” –Stephanie Thomas RN, MSN, CNOR

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