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Newly Updated: Moderate Sedation Course
The new and improved Safe Administration of Moderate Sedation Course is now available!
35 Guidelines & 6 Critical Updates
The foundational source of evidence-based guidelines needed in every OR.
Join AORN as we share the story of surgical advancements, the evolution of nursing and improved patient outcomes.
Spotlight on Education
Introducing The Stitch—an E-zine for New Periop Nurses
The Stitch is brief, practical, and interactive with polls, videos, and games. It features clinical and professional tips, bite-sized learning and advice—an essential companion for the first few years of perioperative practice.
Get the ASC Administrator’s guide to effective operational management. Complete with customizable checklists & tools to help you meet regulatory requirements.
Developed by AORN’s expert perioperative nurses for new and returning labor and delivery nurses who participate in Cesarean section procedures, this hybrid course provides the necessary clinical foundation for safe surgical practice.
This online facility subscription provides access to the most current AORN Guidelines for Perioperative Practice and comes with a complete set of implementation tools and resources to empower your team to apply standardized techniques facility-wide.
3.5 CH, 3.5 AEU
A Guide to Governance provides ASC Leaders necessary training on governance, licensure, preparation for accreditation survey, and credentialing. This interactive course also includes various implementation tools, along with video-based instructions, to take the guesswork out of putting your knowledge into practice.
Periop 101: A Core Curriculum OR is the premier perioperative nurse education program for RNs entering the perioperative specialty.
Register for AORN’s leadership training course for ambulatory administrators and learn how to run a more profitable ASC and prepare for the CASC exam.
This course provides an overview of the anatomical and physiological differences between children and adults and reviews the developmental stages that establish the basis for safe care. Learners will be able to use knowledge from this course to formulate an age-appropriate plan of care throughout the perioperative process.
4.5 CH, 4.5 AEU, 3 IPCH
This interactive course is the ambulatory surgery center (ASC) leader's go-to resource for navigating the annual ASC Quality Reporting submission, which is vital to the success of your surgery center.
Using evidence-based guidelines, AORN defines the standards that help keep healthcare workers and surgical patients safe – while also providing education and resources to support high-quality care.
A 12-member Board of Directors, chosen from and elected by the membership, are responsible for the strategic vision and financial sustainability of AORN.
Members have the opportunity to serve on national committees that shape and influence the perioperative profession.
Voting for 2024-2025 Board and Nominating Committee is now open.
Research shows that people who identify as LGBTQIA+ are more likely to encounter discrimination in healthcare. Heather Kuykendall, DNP, RN, wanted to change this in her ASC, and she succeeded. Read how she did in this week’s Periop Life blog.
In this week’s Periop Life blog, Alexander A. Hannenberg, M.D. shares guidance for leaders on creating a forum for staff to openly discuss instances of workplace incivility and effectively resolve them.
Become a Corporate Sponsor
- Exhibit, sponsor, and reach highly engaged attendees at the largest surgical conference in the world
- Implement targeted advertising to strategically connect with the largest perioperative database in the U.S.
- Strategically support face-to-face events, education, and guideline resources
- Gather first-hand insight on your products or services from perioperative professionals who use them every day
AORN Distinguished Awards and Recognition
AORN is honored to receive a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) award from the Denver Business Journal.
We are honored to be included on the Newsweek and Statista America's Top Online Learning Providers Award List.
We have been recognized as a “Top Workplace” by The Denver Post, and our employee engagement scores are consistently in the highest category.