Standard Membership (RN)

Standard members are actively practicing and want the latest education and resources to stay current and maintain license or certification requirements. Standard members may hold an elective office and vote in the House of Delegates.

In the fast-paced world of perioperative nursing, time is a valuable commodity. AORN provides you with the latest practices, education, and resources you need to stay on top of it all. Advance your career with leadership and networking opportunities at the national and local levels, and within your practice specialty. AORN advocates on behalf of the perioperative nursing community to advance the profession.


Be Your Best

AORN Membership Now Includes Guideline Essentials

As a perioperative professional, you want to access the Guidelines easily and implement them efficiently and effectively. Now you can with exclusive access to Guideline Essentials - an advanced suite of online implementation tools featuring:

  • How-to instructions
  • Videos
  • Case studies
  • FAQs and other tools

Tools included in Guideline Essentials

Membership Dues

  • 1 Year
    $160
  • 2 Years
    $288
  • 3 Years
    $384
  • Lifetime
    $1000
“I love ALL the Guideline Essentials! So wonderful to have easy access to all of this fantastic information. These tools will benefit me in my practice and my PATIENTS! I am so excited, thank you so much!”

Standard Membership Benefits

Information and News

  • AORN Journal (Print, Online, Mobile) - now including online-only content!
  • Periop Insider eNewsletter delivered right to your inbox

Networking and Career Opportunities

Complimentary ANA Affiliate Membership

  • Discounted CE
  • SmartsBriefs Daily News Feed
  • ANA Policy Statements
  • Publication Archives
  • CINAHL
  • Online Journals and more

Exclusive Member Savings

Membership Benefits

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