Build Your Resume

We've compiled a list of resources for building your perioperative nursing resume.

Subject Matter Expert Application

AORN is seeking subject matter experts (SMEs) in a variety of perioperative subject areas to help develop educational publications, webinars, video and other learning tools for members. By participating with the AORN SME program, you can also enhance your career with acknowledgment in publications and product development.


AORN strongly believes in lifelong learning and continuing education. These values are shared by the more than 35,000 perioperative nurses who hold the CNOR® and other perioperative nursing credentials like the CSSM®, CNS-CP® and CRNFA®.

Peer Review for the AORN Journal

If you enjoy reading and critiquing manuscripts, and have an interest in maintaining the high quality of our signature publication, consider joining the AORN Journal Peer Review Panel.

Write for the AORN Journal

AORN is always looking for new authors to contribute to our award-winning, peer-reviewed AORN Journal. Authorship provides an outlet to improve patient care, educate your colleagues, and continue your professional and personal growth.

Center for Nursing Leadership

Whether you are aspiring to become a manager, recently moved into a new leadership position, or are an experienced nurse executive, AORN’s Center for Nursing Leadership is focused on supporting your professional development throughout your career.