Periop 101: A Core Curriculum™

Preceptors' Content Guide

Improve Clinical Skills and Confidence in the Operating Room 

AORN provides numerous resources to support your perioperative nurses’ education. Their clinical skills and confidence in the operating room will be strengthened with this comprehensive, evidence-based clinical foundation based on AORN’s Guidelines for Perioperative Practice. Content is available for online and in-person instruction.

These resources can be found below and AORN will always be available to provide support and guidance.

This program contains a variety of teaching and learning exercises that preceptors can utilize to effectively educate perioperative nurses and keep patients safe.

View the course overviews, purposes, outcomes, and requirements for all Periop 101 courses.

Access course reading, with video assignments and final exam study guides.

Learn more about the QSEN competencies that Periop 101 incorporates into real-time patient care, case studies, and simulation experiences.

Find answers to common Periop 101 questions.

Support your perioperative team’s professional development with our Periop 101 videos. Incorporate the videos into your in-service classes or encourage your team to watch to learn at their own pace.

Connect with other Periop 101 administrators and find answers to the most pressing questions facing educators.

Don’t forget – AORN Membership is include in your student’s registration! Promote professionalism by urging them to attend a local chapter activity with you.

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.

*Not a member? Save $15 with code P101ADMIN15 when you join AORN or renew your membership.