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Government Affairs

AORN's Government Affairs department supports advocacy on behalf of perioperative nurses before legislative and regulatory bodies at both the state and federal levels. Based on recommendations from the National Legislative Committee and the President-elect, each year the AORN board of directors establishes legislative priorities for the Government Affairs department to pursue in legislative and regulatory arenas nationwide.

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Select your state to learn about local legislation and news that may affect you and find out how to contact your state and regional coordinators.

Contact Us

Phone: (303) 755-6304, ext. 246
Fax: (303) 755-4219

Legislative Priorities

The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses promotes and responds to legislative and policy issues that impact the practice of perioperative nu...

Advocacy Tools & Resources

AORN supports advocacy on behalf of perioperative nurses on both the state and federal levels. We believe an informed membership makes the perioperati...

Staff Contacts

Amy L. Hader, JD
Legal & Government Affairs Director

Danielle Glover, MPA
Legal & Government Affairs Manager