More than 200 contact hours available from world-renowned perioperative experts delivered in different learning formats to fit your individual learning style.

Featured Speakers

Check out the General Session speaker lineup. Get ready to laugh, learn, and be inspired.

Perioperative nurses at an Expo education session

Education Schedule

Start planning your day. Research the education sessions and events you would like to attend and add them to your calendar.


Exhibit Hall Education

Earn contact hours as you explore the exhibit hall for the latest products and services. See list of exhibitors with booth education.

Rapid Fire

New! It will be easy to stay engaged at these new, fast-paced presentations. Sessions will consist of multiple speakers presenting on the same topic but with different angles.

  • Simulation Experiences

    Get hands-on training on hot topics like emergency management and patient positioning.
  • Posters

    Earn CE at the conference or when you return home by viewing posters online. Topics include clinical improvements and innovations, research, design, and, evidence-based practice.

    Presenting a poster in 2018? Find guidelines and policies.

  • Global Research & Practice Studies

    Researchers representing perioperative teams worldwide will discuss the latest research outcomes and evidence-based practices. Sessions will take place in intimate environments to encourage easy discussion.
  • Interactive Buzz Sessions

    Expert facilitators will begin each session with a scenario. You’ll be asked to discuss amongst peers to identify a solution.

Education Hub

Stop by the Hub when a session room is full or to hear a session you missed. Select from up to eight sessions playing at the same time.

Collaboration Boards

We learn best when we work together to solve problems. Post your tough problem, clinical question, or struggles to the online collaboration boards in the mobile app. Your peers and colleagues will then provide their suggestions or success stories.

Student Nurses Program

Interested in learning more about perioperative nursing?

Make plans to attend a special, one-day Student Nurses Program on March 27.

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Faculty Program

Attend this one-day program designed for nursing faculty.

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Preventing Transmission of Multidrug Resistant Organisms

Saturday, March 24 | 9:30am–12pm

Attend this half-day workshop on SSI prevention. The program will be held at the same location as the conference, but requires separate registration.

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On-Demand Streaming Available

On-Demand Streaming

Can’t make it to a session? Listen to a recording through our new streaming service. Streaming will be available for concurrent education sessions and made available for up to one month after the conference.