ALERT: PCNOR Live in New Orleans on December 9-10 is CANCELLED due to winter weather. Rescheduling info to come.
AORN helps perioperative nurses provide safe patient care through education, advocacy, membership, and facility solutions.


Perioperative Nurses and AORN Go Together Like Gowns and Gloves
Gowns and Gloves


Promote Patient Safety With Our Perioperative Standards
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Join us for AORN’s Global Surgical Conference & Expo 2018 Register


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Does Everyone Measure Up?

How would you rate your team’s collective competence?

The Periop Insider

Nurse Philanthropist Award

Nominate a nurse who loves to give to others by January 15, 2018.

Preorder Your 2018 Guidelines

Pre-order Your 2018 Guidelines

Pre-order your updated Guidelines for Perioperative Practice today and save.


Get the Journal Essentials

Get the Journal Essentials

Discover this month’s easy-to-read summaries of AORN Journal articles.

Better Identify Patient Types

The Periop Life

Nicholas Webb suggests three steps to identify your patient types.

Make Your ASC More Profitable

Make Your ASC More Profitable

Download our eBook and go beyond the standard ASC cost-cutting advice.


Prep for CNOR

Prep for CNOR®

Learn how to successfully prepare to pass the CNOR® exam.

ASC Infection Prevention Course

AORN Syntegrity®

Improve your facility’s perioperative documentation.

Periop 101: A Core Curriculum

Periop 101: A Core Curriculum

Provide your team with today's must-have perioperative knowledge.

perioperative jobs currently available

Online and Classroom Perioperative Nurse and APRN RNFA Training