Participate in public commenting for AORN’s updated Guideline for Design and Maintenance of the Surgical Suite.
Global Surgical Conference & Expo 2023
Hands-On Learning with the Experts in San Antonio, TX, April 1-4
New 2023 Guidelines for Perioperative Practice
8 critical updates with new practice recommendations. Save & get the 2023 edition at this year’s price.
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.
Engaging with your professional association is an essential step in your perioperative journey. Your AORN membership provides clinical practice resources and CNE, new mentorship opportunities, and connections to a community that supports, encourages, and motivates you.
Spotlight on Education
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.
Providing professional development opportunities for perioperative teams can accelerate your retention and accreditation efforts. Available for facility purchase only. Learn more about hosting opportunities.
This course allows you to study at your own pace and learn online from the comfort of your own home or from your favorite coffee shop.
Virtual Reality (VR) simulation overcomes operational roadblocks, providing you the ability to scale clinical education across your OR staff with affordable, effective, and more frequent training.
The OR Excellence conference is hosted by Outpatient Surgery Magazine, A Division of AORN, Inc. It is all about safely interacting and networking with your colleagues, surgical experts and OR vendors.
Introduction to Perioperative Nursing is an undergraduate course for nursing students and provides essential knowledge of pre-, intra-, and post-operative practices through the continuum of care for surgical patients.
To keep their young patients safe, surgical teams must understand the anatomical and physiological differences between children and adults.
Periop 101: A Core Curriculum OR is the premier perioperative nurse education program for RNs entering the perioperative specialty.
Evidence-based practice (EBP) is fundamental to quality patient care. It provides clinicians the tools needed to promote safer patient care and positive patient outcomes in all care settings.
Preoperative nursing care in the ambulatory center (ASC) is an important aspect of the patient’s ambulatory care experience.
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.
Written by AORN’s expert perioperative nurse authors 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.
Periop 101: A Core Curriculum ASC is the premier perioperative education program for nurses entering the ambulatory setting.
AORN now offers an Adult Medication Safety Assessment that can be used as an on-boarding tool to establish a baseline level of knowledge on medications and also knowledge of Perioperative Standards and Recommended Practices.
The purpose of the Guidelines Assessment is to identify gaps in knowledge, clinical reasoning skills, and problem-solving skills related to current Guidelines for Perioperative Practice.
This educational module presents an overview of information for health care personnel who may be involved in laser procedures and provides a foundation for the creation of facility-specific laser policies and procedures.
This course provides an overview of adult Cardiovascular Procedures including an anatomy review of the heart and vascular system, nursing care for the patient, the role of the perioperative RN, and an example of the workflow.
This course provides standardized, evidence-based education of the workflow a perioperative professional must know prior to being assigned to either a shoulder or elbow surgical procedure.
This course provides standardized, evidence-based education of the workflow a perioperative professional must know prior to being assigned to an adult Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) procedure.
This course provides perioperative nurses and other healthcare professionals who are new to orthopedics, or who want a refresher on workflows about orthopedic trauma surgeries.
A team from Southern Ocean Medical Center shares their success story.
Guidelines Editor-in-Chief Erin Kyle gives us her top tools and strategies to implement updates across eight guidelines that AORN just published.
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.
Learn more about voting and how to get involved.
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