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Award Programs

AORN honors outstanding perioperative nurses through a comprehensive and well-recognized awards program, both for individuals and chapters.

2019 Individual & Chapter Excellence Awards

Individual Achievement Awards

We encourage AORN members to nominate yourself or a worthy colleague for one of AORN's individual achievement awards.

Nominations for the AORN Excellence in Perioperative Nursing Award are now closed.

Nominations for all other individual achievement awards are currently closed.

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Past Award Recipients

Since 1982, many outstanding individuals and local chapters have been recognized by AORN for their achievements in the field of perioperative nursing.

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