Prep for CNOR Live Event

Kick Start Your Exam Prep

Kick start your CNOR® exam preparation with a 2-day program where you can learn and engage with your peers and an AORN perioperative nursing expert.

With AORN, you can be confident that you will receive the highest quality in the content reviewed to prepare you for the CNOR® exam. How? AORN created the Guidelines for Perioperative Practice, known as the #1 evidence-based gold standard for operating room procedure, and also the primary reference for the CNOR® exam.

Prep with the Experts in Person

  • Learn Test-Taking Strategies
  • Develop a Personal Study Plan
  • Review CNOR® Exam Subject Areas
  • Assess Your Knowledge
  • Receive 17.4 contact hours

Registration includes:

  • A USB with the 2017 edition of AORN Guidelines for Perioperative Practice (a $265 value)
  • Two online assessments

Member Price: $155.00

Non-Member Price: $195.00

Facility Orders

After completing the online assessments, weekend event, and course evaluation, participants will be able to receive 17.4 CNE contact hours.

Registration closes the Wednesday prior to the event. No walk-in registration available.



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Guidelines for Perioperative Practice


Prep for CNOR Live Event Locations

San Jose, CA

Mar 18–19, 2017 | San Jose, CA

Kaiser Permanente Medical Center

Directions

EVENT COMPLETED

Minneapolis, MN

May 20-21, 2017 | Minneapolis, MN

Children’s Hospital and Clinics – Minneapolis

Directions | Download Flyer

EVENT COMPLETED

Jul 22-23, 2017 | Skokie, IL

NorthShore University HealthSystem - Skokie Hospital

Presenter: Antonia Hughes, MA, BSN, RN, CNOR

Directions | Download Flyer

EVENT COMPLETED

Downers Grove, IL

Aug 12-13, 2017 | Downers Grove, IL

Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital

Presenter: Antonia Hughes, MA, BSN, RN, CNOR

Directions | Download Flyer

EVENT COMPLETED

Aug 12-13, 2017 | Houston, TX

Texas Children’s Hospital

Presenter: Dr. Mary A. Hillanbrand, DNP, RN, CNOR, CCNS, CNS-CP

Directions | Download Flyer

EVENT COMPLETED

Aug 19-20, 2017 | Memphis, TN

Methodist University Hospital

Presenter: Dr. Mary A. Hillanbrand, DNP, RN, CNOR, CCNS, CNS-CP

Directions | Download Flyer

EVENT COMPLETED

Waco, TX

Aug 19-20, 2017 | Waco, TX

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center

Presenter: Sarah Bosserman, BSN, RN, CNOR

Directions | Download Flyer

EVENT COMPLETED

Durham, NC

Aug 26-27, 2017 | Durham, NC

Duke Regional Hospital

Presenter: Antonia Hughes, MA, BSN, RN, CNOR

Directions | Download Flyer

EVENT COMPLETED

Aug 26-27, 2017 | Santa Clara, CA

Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara

Presenter: Dr. Mary A. Hillanbrand, DNP, RN, CNOR, CCNS, CNS-CP

Directions | Download Flyer

EVENT COMPLETED

Sept 9-10, 2017 | Westminster, CO

St. Anthony’s North Health Campus

Presenter: Dr. Mary A. Hillanbrand, DNP, RN, CNOR, CCNS, CNS-CP

Directions | Download Flyer

EVENT COMPLETED

Milton, MA

Sept 23-24, 2017 | Milton, MA

Beth Israel Deaconess - Milton Hospital

Presenter: Antonia Hughes, MA, BSN, RN, CNOR

Directions | Download Flyer

EVENT COMPLETED

Sept 30-Oct 1, 2017 | Brunswick, GA

Southeast Georgia Health System

Presenter: Antonia Hughes, MA, BSN, RN, CNOR

Directions | Download Flyer

EVENT COMPLETED

Oct 14-15, 2017 | Bridgeport, CT

St. Vincent's Medical Center

Presenter: Dr. Mary A. Hillanbrand, DNP, RN, CNOR, CCNS, CNS-CP

Directions | Download Flyer

EVENT COMPLETED

Duluth, MN

Oct 14-15, 2017 | Duluth, MN

Essentia Health - St. Mary's Medical Center

Presenter: Antonia Hughes, MA, BSN, RN, CNOR

Directions | Download Flyer

EVENT COMPLETED

Oct 28-29, 2017 | Youngstown, OH

Mercy Health - St. Elizabeth Youngtown Hospital

Presenter: Dr. Mary A. Hillanbrand, DNP, RN, CNOR, CCNS, CNS-CP

Directions | Download Flyer

EVENT COMPLETED

Prep for CNOR Live - Summit, NJ

Nov 4-5, 2017 | Summit, NJ

Atlantic Health System - Overlook Medical Center

Presenter: Dr. Mary A. Hillanbrand, DNP, RN, CNOR, CCNS, CNS-CP

Directions | Download Flyer

EVENT COMPLETED

Houston, TX

Nov 11-12, 2017 | Houston, TX

Houston Methodist West Hospital

Presenter: Antonia Hughes, MA, BSN, RN, CNOR

Directions | Download Flyer

EVENT COMPLETED

Loma Linda, CA

Nov 29-30 2017 | Loma Linda, CA

Loma Linda University

Presenter: Sarah Bosserman, BSN, RN, CNOR

Directions | Download Flyer

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Dec 2-3, 2017 | Baltimore, MD

Greater Baltimore Medical Center

Presenter: Antonia Hughes, MA, BSN, RN, CNOR

Directions | Download Flyer

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Salem, OR

Dec 9-10, 2017 | Salem, OR

Salem Health Hospital

Presenter: Dr. Mary A. Hillanbrand, DNP, RN, CNOR, CCNS, CNS-CP

Directions | Download Flyer

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Louisville, KY

Jan 6-7, 2018 | Louisville, KY

Norton Healthcare Learning Center

Presenter: Dr. Mary A. Hillanbrand, DNP, RN, CNOR, CCNS, CNS-CP

Directions | Download Flyer

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Tampa, FL

Dec 9-10, 2017 | Tampa, FL

Florida Hospital Carrollwood

Presenter: Antonia Hughes, MA, BSN, RN, CNOR

Directions | Download Flyer

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New Orleans, LA

Dec 9-10, 2017 | New Orleans, LA

University Medical Center New Orleans

Presenter: Sarah Bosserman, BSN, RN, CNOR

Directions | Download Flyer

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Atlanta, GA

Jan 20-21, 2018 | Atlanta, GA

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Office Park

Presenter: Dr. Mary A. Hillanbrand, DNP, RN, CNOR, CCNS, CNS-CP

Directions | Download Flyer

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Bensalem, PA

Jan 27-28 , 2018 | Bensalem, PA

Rothman Orthopaedic Specialty Hospital

Presenter: Dr. Mary A. Hillanbrand, DNP, RN, CNOR, CCNS, CNS-CP

Directions | Download Flyer

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Feb 24-25, 2018 | Torrance, CA

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

Presenter: Antonia Hughes, MA, BSN, RN, CNOR

Directions | Download Flyer

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PCNOR Live - Elkhart, IN

Mar 10-11, 2018 | Elkhart, IN

Elkhart General Hospital

Presenter: Sarah Bosserman, BSN, RN, CNOR

Directions | Download Flyer

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North Platte, NE

Feb 3-4, 2018 | North Platte, NE

Great Plains Health

Presenter: Dr. Mary A. Hillanbrand, DNP, RN, CNOR, CCNS, CNS-CP

Directions | Download Flyer

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Durham, NC

Mar 3-4 , 2018 | Durham, NC

Duke Regional Hospital

Presenter: Antonia Hughes, MA, BSN, RN, CNOR

Directions | Download Flyer

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Billings, MT

Apr 21-22, 2018 | Billings, MT

Mansfield Health Education Center

Presenter: Antonia Hughes, MA, BSN, RN, CNOR

Directions | Download Flyer

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Prep for CNOR Live Speaker

Course Presenters

Antonia (Toni) Hughes, MA, BSN, RN, CNOR

Perioperative nursing expert with over 35 years of experience in clinical and administrative roles, including 10 years in perioperative education.

  • Recommended Practices Advisory Board Chairperson (2013-2014)
  • Guidelines Advisory Board Member (2014-2015)
  • Periop 101 Educator (2015-Present)

 

Sarah Bosserman, BSN, RN, CNOR

Clinical nurse educator for WellSpan Health York Hospital in York, Pennsylvania, a Level I Trauma Center and Bariatric Center of Excellence. Sarah’s nursing experience includes staff nurse, 2016 York evidence-based practice fellow, perioperative educator, poster presenter, and lecturer for perioperative nursing topics including preparing nurses to take the CNOR® exam.

  • Currently enrolled in a Master of Science in Nursing program at The Pennsylvania State University
  • Active AORN member, both locally and nationally, and recipient of the AORN’s 2017 "Top 40 under 40" award
  • Active member of Sigma Theta Tau International, Eta Eta Chapter, serving on the leadership succession board

 

Dr. Mary A. Hillanbrand, DNP, RN, CNOR, CCNS, CNS-CP

Perioperative nursing expert with over 33 years of experience in administration, clinical practice, and sterile processing settings.

  • Currently on active duty in the US Air Force as the Perioperative Director at Andrews Air Force Base
  • Implemented evidence-based practices in all areas of perioperative nursing to enhance team compliance using AORN guidelines and best clinical practices

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Accreditation & Disclaimer

Association of perioperative Registered Nurses (AORN) is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education 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.