Center of OR Excellence Award

The AORN CORE Award recognizes individual perioperative units that distinguish themselves by improving every aspect of perioperative patient care. Winning teams are acknowledged for creating a road map and implementing tools that improve patient outcomes. They are also recognized for implementing improved processes, procedures, and systems that support OR excellence.

Evaluated Categories

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

Tools for Getting Started

AORN's Linda Groah Talks About the CORE Award