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Prep for CNOR



AORN supports registered nurses (RNs) wanting to advance their career with CNOR certification by offering the Prep for CNOR online course. With a 94% pass rate, we are confident we can help you prepare for and pass the exam, or you'll get your money back, guaranteed.

With this self-paced course, you will learn effective test-taking strategies and review perioperative content based on the latest Perioperative Standards and Recommended Practices. This program provides you with a 20-question pretest, many Check Your Understanding questions interspersed throughout the course, and a 100-question practice exam. Access the course for up to four (4) months after purchase, and upon completion you will earn 40 contact hours.

With this newly updated course, learners receive online access for four months to the current AORN Perioperative Standards and Recommended Practices  

Member - $275  

Non-Member $400 

For more information please call (800) 755-2676 or register online 

Who should enroll?

Any perioperative RN who wants to prepare for the CNOR certification exam.

What will I learn?

This course will prepare you to sit for the CNOR exam by strengthening your knowledge of perioperative nursing with the current recommended practices and other resources. This course serves as a review of fundamental concepts and applications of perioperative nursing.

Course Objectives  

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For more information about the exam eligibility and fees, visit the Competency & Credentialing Institute (CCI) website.

The 40 contact hours for this course will expire 3/1/15.


AORN is accredited 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.


This program is approved for 40 hours of AEU credit by BASC provider #0102


AORN recognizes these activities as continuing education for registered nurses. This recognition does not imply that AORN or the American Nurses Credentialing Center approves or endorses products mentioned in the activity.


AORN’s training and educational materials are protected under federal copyright and trademark law. Only registered students may use our materials.  Any unauthorized use of our materials is strictly prohibited.  Violations of these requirements or of our valuable intellectual property rights may incur substantial penalties, including statutory damages of up to $150,000 for a single willful violation of AORN's copyrights.

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