Prep for CNOR® Online


Prepare for Success on the CNOR Exam

Prep for CNOR® Online is a self-paced course that helps to prepare you for success on the CNOR Exam and to support your professional development.

With improved mobile accessibility, the course has been recently updated with dynamic and streamlined content designed to be easily manageable for the learner. Course is complimentary only when joining or renewing your AORN Membership*. When membership and Prep for CNOR Online products are in your shopping cart, enter promotional code CNOR to receive the complimentary course. 

Prep for CNOR Online Includes:

  • 6-month access from the first time the learner launches the course
  • 6 learning modules
  • Over 600 questions
  • Digital flash cards
  • Study Guide
  • Test-Taking Strategies
  • Guidelines Assessment
  • Medication Safety Assessment (Adult)
  • Bonus: 6-month access to  eGuidelines Plus**

Contact Hours

Learners receive 18 contact hours after completion of the course and course evaluation.


This program is approved for up to 18.0 hours of AEUs and up to 0.0 hours of IPCH by BASC Provider #0102.

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Jumpstart your CNOR exam prep by testing your knowledge. A rationale is provided for each correct answer.

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Support CNOR Exam Review for Your Periop Team

Facility/Group pricing for Prep for CNOR Online is available. Savings depend on the number of requested seats.

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Prep for CNOR Virtual Live

Host a Prep for CNOR Virtual Live course for your perioperative team. Minimum seat requirements apply. AORN representatives are available to discuss your needs and all hosting requirements.

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Build Your Clinical Expertise and Keep Your Patients Safer

The program was developed and is presented by perioperative nursing experts. Content covers all areas of the exam based on the Guidelines for Perioperative Practice and day-to-day nursing practices through the continuum of perioperative care.

This premier online CNOR® exam prep course is ideal if you prefer to study at your own pace, learning best online—from the comfort of your home or from your favorite coffee shop. Once you launch the course, you’ll have six months to complete.

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Accreditation & Disclaimer

*Offer included with purchases or renewals of AORN Membership and will not be retroactively applied to existing memberships. Renewal must be done online; cannot be applied via mail. Offer not valid with monthly membership subscriptions.

**6-month limited access to eGuidelines Plus includes online access to the AORN Guidelines for Perioperative Practice and some implementation tools (key takeaways, clinical FAQs, audit tools, case studies, clinical calculators, in-service PowerPoints, clinical checklists, gap analysis tools, implementation roadmaps, positioning, skin prep, room set up, instruments, and many more.)

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.

The Prep for CNOR Live program and Prep for CNOR Online program are designed strictly to be used as review and preparation for the CNOR® exam. CNOR® is a registered trademark of the Competency and Credentialing Institute (CCI). All rights reserved. CCI administers the CNOR® exam. Candidates for the CNOR® exam must meet the eligibility requirements as defined by CCI.