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Prep for CNOR Online Course and Live Event

Prep for CNOR

Make This the Year You Earn Your CNOR® Credential

You can be confident AORN provides the highest quality content to help you prepare for the credentialing exam. How? AORN created the Guidelines for Perioperative Practice, known as the #1 evidence-based gold standard for operating room safe practices, and a primary reference for the CNOR® exam.

Choose how to best prepare for the CNOR® exam based on your preferred learning style– online or virtual-style with peers. 



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Self-paced Online Course includes:

  • 57 Learning Modules
  • Unlimited Practice Exams
  • 500 Practice Questions
  • Test-Taking Strategies
  • Money Back Guarantee
  • Exclusive access to current, online Guidelines for Perioperative Practice
  • 54 Contact Hours



Nurse taking virtual class

2-day Virtual Live Course includes:

  • All Exam Areas
  • Virtual-Live Interaction with Perioperative Expert Instructors
  • Peer Networking
  • Test-Taking Strategies
  • Exclusive access to current, online Guidelines for Perioperative Practice
  • 18 Contact Hours


Join us to cover:

  • All content areas of the exam
  • Professional nursing practices through the continuum of perioperative care
  • Current knowledge gaps
  • Test-taking strategies
  • Individualized study plan for CNOR® exam success

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Questions? Learn more in our FAQ section.

Accreditation & Disclaimer

Association of periOperative Registered Nurses – Provider is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

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.