Perioperative Nurses Week | November 11-17, 2018

Safe Surgery Together – Make plans to celebrate yourself, your team, and your profession.

How to Celebrate with AORN

Eat Cake with Your Team

Plan a gathering with cake or cupcakes. Just download the cake topper or the cupcake topper and send it to your favorite baker (or supermarket), tell them what size you’d like, and they’ll do the rest.

Post your celebration pics with #periopnursesweek2018.

Celebrate Your Team

Download this template to print on 8.5 x 11” colored paper and then drop notes of appreciation before, during, and after Perioperative Nurses Week.

Decorate Your Workplace

AORN has created a poster you can download. Print and post them wherever you want to raise awareness of this year’s Perioperative Nurses Week.

AORN Foundation Supporting the Nurses Who Make Surgery Safe

Honor Your Colleagues, Mentors, and Entire Team

Perioperative Nurses Week is the perfect time to make a donation in their name to the AORN Foundation. In response, a personal note will be sent, letting them know of the contribution made in their honor.

Honor those who are making a difference in perioperative nursing today.

Advance the Profession through Advocacy

Perioperative Nurses Week is also the optimal time to share with elected officials information about the important work you do. Take action by using these tools to proclaim November 11-17, 2018 Perioperative Nurses Week in your city or state.


Celebrate Nurses and Recruit Candidates

Perioperative Nurses Week Posting Package