Inspiration and Innovations Await

Invest in you in 2024 by attending AORN Expo in Nashville, TN, March 9-12.

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.

Elevate Your Career in 2024!

CNOR® Certification is Within Reach

Join AORN or renew your membership and get AORN’s Prep for CNOR Exam course FREE! Boost your professional growth with our comprehensive, self-paced online course. Limited offer* – start your journey to excellence today!

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 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.

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