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Accreditation

The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

AORN is provider-approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 13019. Check with your state board of nursing for acceptability of education sessions for re-licensure.

Disclaimer

AORN recognizes these activities as continuing education for registered nurses. This recognition does not imply that AORN or the American Nurses Credentialing Center approves or endorses products mentioned in the activity.

Notice

AORN does not endorse any commercial company’s products or services. Although all commercial products seen in this activity are expected to conform to professional medical/nursing standards, inclusion in this activity does not constitute a guarantee or endorsement, implied or otherwise, by AORN of the quality or value of such product or of the claims made by its manufacturer.

No responsibility is assumed by AORN, Inc. for any injury and/or damage to persons or property as a matter of products liability, negligence or otherwise, or from any use or operation of any guidelines, standards, recommendations, methods, products, instructions, or ideas contain in the material herein. Because of rapid advances in the health care sciences in particular, independent verification of diagnoses, medication dosages, and individualized care and treatment should be made. The material contained herein is not intended to be a substitute for the exercise of professional medical or nursing judgment.

The content in this publication is provided on an “as is” basis.

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Copyright

Copyright 2019 AORN, Inc. AORN’s training and educational materials are protected under federal copyright and trademark law. Only registered students may use our materials. Any unauthorized use of our materials is strictly prohibited. Violations of these requirements or of our valuable intellectual property rights may incur substantial penalties, including statutory damages of up to $150,000 for a single willful violation of AORN’s copyrights.

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AORN and NCCT - Surgical Technologist Certification

National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) has partnered with AORN as a source of quality continuing education courses for surgical technologists. In accordance with its Outside CE Course Submission and Acceptance Policy for recertification, contact hours provided by AORN can be completed and submitted to NCCT for outside CE approval for recertification credit. Learn more about NCCT.