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Virtual Pass Open Through July 15.

Local, Hands-On Guidelines Workshops

This year's workshop cities and dates have been announced!

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.

Prepare for Success on the CNOR Exam

Prep for CNOR® Online is a self-paced course that helps to prepare you for success on the CNOR Exam and to support your professional development. Included with AORN Membership when joining or renewing.

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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.

Stitch Me Up!

Get the ASC Administrator’s guide to effective operational management. Complete with customizable checklists & tools to help you meet regulatory requirements.

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.

AORN Governance

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 also are elected to the National Nominating Committee, which approves candidates for the ballot.

Nominate a colleague or yourself for the 2024-2025 term before the May 3rd deadline.

Periop Life

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 have been recognized as a “Top Workplace” by The Denver Post, and our employee engagement scores are consistently in the highest category.

Denver Business Journal - Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Awards