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AORN Live Events

Safe Surgery Together

Attend an AORN Live Event to help improve patient safety and achieve optimal outcomes. Whether you’re advancing your career, managing a team, or just getting started in the perioperative specialty, join your perioperative peers and register for a live event today.

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Leadership Events

AORN Leadership Events

Executive and aspiring leaders will learn new management strategies and have peer-to-peer networking opportunities at our leadership events.

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AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo

The most anticipated periop conference of the year and largest surgical trade show in the U.S. A motivating mix of education, camaraderie, and fun that has inspired OR professionals around the world. Event Info

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Leadership Summit

This five-day seminar held at AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo focuses on new perioperative leadership strategies and tactics. Event Info

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Inaugural ASC Summit - Clinical Sessions Added

A 1.5-day forum held at AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo for ASC staff and leaders. Features renowned speakers, interactive clinical and team-building sessions, and a day-long financial management course for leaders. Event Info

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Nurse Leadership Seminar

An engaging one-day seminar for OR leaders and executives to discuss and problem-solve top leadership challenges and leave with strategies and tools to use every day. Spring 2020 Event Update

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OR Excellence Conference

An intimate three-day educational conference and expo where OR leaders from top facilities meet, learn, and grow together. Earn contact hours. Event Info

Professional Development Events

AORN Professional Development Events

New perioperative and seasoned professionals can update their clinical knowledge and certification at our professional development events.

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NEW in 2020!
Prep for ASC Infection Prevention Certification Live

The only in-person prep course for the new certification exam for ambulatory surgery infection preventionists. Addresses all domains of the exam and ASC-specific responsibilities. Learn More

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ReImagining the OR: Pre-op, Intra-op, and Phase 1 & 2 Recovery

Join a 1.5-day workshop to collaborate with clinicians and designers to model a new operating room that improves patient outcomes and clinical operations.

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Prep for CNOR Live

Get certified! Two-day in-person exam prep covers day-to-day practices through the continuum of perioperative care and the Guidelines for Perioperative Practice, a primary reference for the CNOR® exam. Event Info

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Essential Workshops

One day hands-on fall workshop that will help your team build important perioperative skills and evidence-based practices to keep patients safe and costs down. Get update

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AORN Chapter Education

Pfiedler Education develops accredited CEs for presentations at your hospital facility or local chapter meetings. Event Info

“Enjoyed sharing ideas and solutions; it is nice to hear other organizations’ struggles and the resolutions they have to come up with.”

(Newark attendee)
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