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AORN Live Events

Safe Surgery Together

During these challenging times, we continue our commitment to improve patient outcomes, advance your career, build your management and leadership skills, and bring our community together with our now virtual events. Register today to keep your perioperative career moving forward.

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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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Virtual AORN Expo 2020

Experience evidence-based education, COVID-19 guidance, product discovery, and peer networking, at Virtual AORN Expo 2020. Open May 1-July 31 and FREE for all members. Learn More

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Virtual OR Excellence Conference

Live and on demand programming, October 22 - November 20, designed for OR leaders in both hospital and ambulatory surgery settings. Free for AORN members. Event Info

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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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Nurse Leadership Seminar

An interactive, virtual one-day seminar for OR leaders to collaborate and learn coaching techniques for managing their teams during this crisis and beyond. Earn four contact hours. Spring 2020 Event Update

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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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.”

(2019 Nurse Leadership Seminar attendee)
Montage of images from AORN Live events