Students: Welcome to Periop 101: A Core Curriculum™

Helping You Along Your Journey in a Perioperative Setting

Congratulations, this premier education program will provide you with the clinical foundation you need to be successful in any perioperative setting.

Whichever stage of care you choose, pre-, intra- or post-op, and whether your career takes you to an acute care facility or an ambulatory setting, your skills will come from AORN’s evidence-based Guidelines for Perioperative Practice – the resource that’s central to the practice of every perioperative nurse in the United States.

If you have questions about Periop 101, please contact AORN Experience Services at 1-800-755-2676 or via email at [email protected].

Reading and video assignments and resources, including the Final Exam study guides, are now located within each course.

View the course overviews, purposes, and outcomes for all Periop 101 courses and access the latest Learning Plan.

Connect with other Periop 101 students and ask AORN members your most pressing clinical questions. Learn more about the QSEN competencies that Periop 101 incorporates into real-time patient care, case studies, and simulation experiences. Find answers to the most frequently asked questions by Periop 101 students. Learn about the benefits of your complimentary one-year AORN membership. After successful completion of the course, learners can showcase their verified perioperative skills on their resume and social channels with AORN's Periop 101 digital badge.