AORN CORE Award

The AORN CORE Award recognizes the individual perioperative unit(s) that distinguishes themselves by improving every aspect of perioperative patient care. Providing a road map and tools to assist units on their path to OR excellence. The journey begins by implementing processes, procedures and systems to support excellence and remove barriers.

Evaluated Categories

  • Leadership Structures & Systems
  • Appropriate Staffing & Staff Engagement
  • Effective Communication
  • Knowledge Management, Learning & Development
  • Evidence-Based Practice & Processes
  • Outcome Measurement

Recognition Levels

  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Bronze

Getting Started

AORN's Linda Groah Talks About the CORE Award