AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo 2018

March 24–28, 2018 | New Orleans, LA

AORN is returning to New Orleans for our Global Surgical Conference & Expo, March 24-28, 2018. Plan to attend this revolutionary learning experience, featuring a dynamic range of topics, world-renowned speakers, top-notch researchers, and the latest products and services changing how we practice.

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Leadership Summit

Perioperative Nurse Education

AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo 2018 - Global Summit - Saturday, March 24

Exhibit Hall

Featured Speaker


New Orleans

Resilience Spelled Out in Scrabble Letters on a Dark Wooden Table

Take the 30-Day Resilience Challenge

Imagine yourself 45% less stressed. Take the 30-day Resilience Challenge and find out why resilience matters. Read More

Nurse-Life Balance

3 Words That Help Me Find Nurse-Life Balance

In a guest post from Michelle Nolander, MSN, RN discover three words that can help create more nurse-life balance in your life. Read More

5 Facts to Make You a Surgical Smoke Advocate

5 Facts to Make You a Surgical Smoke Advocate

Read these five research findings about dangers of surgical smoke and become a surgical smoke advocate. Read More

Angela Young

"The learning opportunities seem endless. I attended clinical and leadership seminars for CEUs, viewed rows and rows of research posters, and participated in vendor workshops and demonstrations." - Angela Young, BSN, RN

Stephanie Thomas

I always leave the conference re-energized and excited about being an OR Nurse. I acquire so much information that I can share with the staff back home.” –Stephanie Thomas RN, MSN, CNOR

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