Education at AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo

Power Your Own Practice and Education

AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo 2017 is your passport to learning. Participate in educational opportunities during the conference and after you return home—extending your learning experience beyond Boston. Earn 19.5 Contact Hours at breakout education sessions, in our Education Hub, and during our keynotes. Plus, earn additional CEs on the exhibit floor and through poster sessions—during and after the conference.

Education Schedule

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

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Exhibit Hall Education

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

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Simulation Experiences

Get hands-on, interactive training on hot topics like emergency management and patient positioning.

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Featured Speakers

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

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Earn CE by viewing poster displays at the conference or when you return home by viewing posters online. Posters will focus on Clinical Improvements/Innovation, Research, and Evidence-Based Practice.

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Call for Proposals

Have you conducted new research you would like to share with the surgical community? Do you know a hot topic or challenge facing perioperative registered nurses? Are you an expert on a clinical topic?

AORN wants to hear from you. Submit a proposal to speak at AORN’s Global Surgical Conference & Expo 2018 in New Orleans, LA, March 24-28, 2018.

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Education Hub

The popular Education Hub returns. Stop by the Hub when a session room is full or to hear a session you missed and earn CE. Select from up to eight sessions playing at the same time.

Student Nurses Program

Learn about the Student Nurses program, a free one-day program designed for nursing students to learn about perioperative nursing.

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Faculty Program

Learn about our Nursing Faculty Program, a free one-day program with sessions designed for academic faculty and clinical educators.

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