Education for Individuals

Resources to Reach Your Career Goals

Learn More About Our Offerings

Whether you want to improve your clinical knowledge, advance your career goals, or you are responsible for the performance of your surgical teams, AORN has an evidence-based solution designed to meet your needs.

For yourself. For your team. For your patients. AORN educational resources will help you achieve Safe Surgery Together.

  • Courses
    Explore accredited perioperative education.
  • Credentialing
    AORN has developed an online application that incorporates the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) changes.
  • Recorded Webinars
    Find previously recorded webinars on perioperative topics.

Local Guidelines Workshops

Join your local periop peers and AORN Guidelines authors for a 1-day education event near you. You'll learn the why behind recent Guideline updates, how to implement them, and try out some of the latest OR technologies in the hands-on demo room.

Additional Resources

Find more continuing education, clinical studies, and practical lessons from the OR:

Scholarships, Grants & Awards

We’re here to support your professional goals and help you maintain perioperative competency. AORN also believes in acknowledging perioperative nurses who give back to others. Learn more about scholarships.

Pfiedler Education

Your complimentary access to accredited, on-demand education in various formats for outpatient and acute surgical practice.

The Stitch

Get stitched up with brief learning and advice for new nurses on the app & at

AORN Journal

Our award-winning, peer-reviewed publication offers continuing education. AORN Members get 200+ free contact hours.

Outpatient Surgery Magazine

Enjoy a complimentary subscription to stay current on industry trends and access practical advice from healthcare experts and industry leaders.

Thank you for your interest in AORN’s educational resources for perioperative professionals. Questions may be directed to our Customer Service team who is ready to assist you.