New for novice nurses!

Free digital magazine with brief, practical, interactive content for your first few years of periop practice.

Local Hands-On Workshops

Join your peers for a day full of AORN Guideline-rooted education, games to test your knowledge, and hands-on demos – coming to 6 cities this fall.

Save the Date: AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo

The #1 Perioperative Nursing Conference in the World, March 9-12, 2024, in Nashville, TN.

Introducing a new step-by-step guide with templated tools to help you plan, conduct, & measure the effectiveness of emergency drills: fire, malignant hyperthermia, active shooter, & more!

Stronger Together

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

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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 have the opportunity to serve on national committees that shape and influence the perioperative profession.

Learn more about voting and how to get involved.

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 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.

Denver Business Journal - Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Awards       Newsweek America's Top Online Learning Providers 2023