8 Perfect Perioperative Nurse Holiday Gift Ideas

Publish Date: December 12, 2016

We’ve put together a holiday gift guide for all the hard-working perioperative nurses out there. Take time to let the nurses in your life know you appreciate what they do. We know they’ve definitely been good this year; keeping patients safe and their teammates inspired. Treat yourself, pass this list on to your own Santa or surprise a team member with one of these fun gifts. Happy Holidays to all perioperative nurses and the facilities that support them.

Nurse-themed socks

1. Nurse Socks

Make a statement and keep their hard-working feet toasty warm with these fun nurse-themed socks.

License Plate Holder

2. Be Nice to Me, I Might Be Your Nurse Someday License Plate Holder

Nurses who sport this license plate holder will remind fellow drivers they need to be thoughtful when merging into traffic. Also, the nurses on your list will appreciate sharing their profession on their long work commutes or when just driving to the grocery store.

Bone Pens

3. Novelty Bone Ballpoint Pens

Give a bone-inspired pen to the nurses in your perioperative circle. Who wouldn’t want to write their holiday thank you notes with a spinal column or femur?


4. AORN Membership

Give the gift of personal and perioperative professional development; give the gift of an AORN membership. Recipients will join a community of 41,000 members who share a passion for advancing perioperative nursing care, and ensuring patient safety and optimal outcomes. Contact AORN’s Experience Services team (800-755-2676 or custsvc@aorn.org) for more details on 1, 2, or 3-year gift memberships.

Boston Waterfront Restaurant Gift Certificate

5. Boston's NEW Waterfront Restaurant Gift Certificate

Reward a hard-working nurse on your team with a gift certificate to one of the many restaurants on Boston’s NEW Waterfront. A perfect gift for those attending our Global Surgical Conference & Expo this April in Boston.

Compression Socks

6. Compression Socks

Whether they’re spending long hours in the OR or planning to get in lots of steps at the Boston Convention Center in April new compression socks will be appreciated by any perioperative nurse on your list.

7. I Wasn't Strong Like This When I Started Out: True Stories of Becoming a Nurse

Curling up with a good book is the perfect winter time activity. Make this a nurse-specific experience with these inspirational stories that will remind readers why they chose the nursing profession.

Boston CityPASS

8. Boston CityPASS

Treat yourself or a perioperative teammate to this easy-to-use ticket booklet that will provide heavily discounted admission to the most-visited Boston attractions including the New England Aquarium and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Another way to make the most of your time in Boston at our Global Surgical Conference & Expo in April.