Prep for CNOR Live Event

Kick Start Your Exam Prep

Kick start your CNOR exam preparation with a 2-day program where you can learn and engage with your peers and an AORN CNOR expert.

With AORN, you can be confident that you will receive the highest quality in the content reviewed to prepare you for the CNOR exam. How? AORN created the Guidelines for Perioperative Practice, known as the #1 evidence-based gold standard for operating room procedure, and also the primary reference for the CNOR exam.

Prep with the Experts in Person

  • Learn Test-Taking Strategies
  • Develop a Personal Study Plan
  • Review CNOR Exam Subject Areas
  • Assess Your Knowledge
  • Receive 17.4 contact hours

Registration includes:

  • A USB with the 2017 edition of AORN Guidelines for Perioperative Practice (a $265 value)
  • Two online assessments

Member Price: $155.00   
Non-Member Price: $195.00

After completing the online assessments, weekend event, and course evaluation, participants will be able to receive 17.4 CNE contact hours.

Registration closes the Wednesday prior to the event. No walk-in registration available.

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Prep for CNOR Live Event Locations

San Jose, CA

March 18–19, 2017 | San Jose, CA

Kaiser Permanente Medical Center



Minneapolis, MN

May 20-21, 2017 | Minneapolis, MN

Children’s Hospital and Clinics – Minneapolis

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July 22-23, 2017 | Skokie, IL

NorthShore University HealthSystem - Skokie Hospital

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Downers Grove, IL

August 12-13, 2017 | Downers Grove, IL

Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital

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Durham, NC

August 26-27, 2017 | Durham, NC

Duke Regional Hospital

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Milton, MA

September 23-24, 2017 | Milton, MA

Beth Israel Deaconess - Milton Hospital

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Duluth, MN

October 14-15, 2017 | Duluth, MN

Essentia Health - St. Mary's Medical Center

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Houston, TX

November 11-12, 2017 | Houston, TX

Houston Methodist West Hospital

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Prep for CNOR Live Speaker

CNOR Presenter

Antonia (Toni) Hughes, MA, BSN, RN, CNOR

Perioperative nursing expert with over 35 years of experience in clinical and administrative roles, including 10 years in perioperative education.

  • Recommended Practices Advisory Board Chairperson (2013-2014)
  • Guidelines Advisory Board Member (2014-2015)
  • Periop 101 Educator (2015-Present)

Who Should Attend?

Perioperative RNs

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Accreditation & Disclaimer

Association of perioperative Registered Nurses (AORN) is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

AORN is provider-approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 13019. Check with your state board of nursing for acceptability of education sessions for re-licensure.

The Prep for CNOR Live program is designed strictly to be used as review and preparation for the CNOR exam. AORN does not administer the CNOR exam; the CNOR exam is administered by the Competency and Credentialing Institute. Candidates for the CNOR exam must meet the eligibility requirements as defined by the Competency and Credentialing Institute.