Prep for CNOR Live Event

Kick Start Your Exam Prep

Kick start your CNOR® exam preparation with a 2-day program where you can learn and engage with your peers and an AORN perioperative nursing expert.

With AORN, you can be confident that you will receive the highest quality in the content reviewed to prepare you for the CNOR® exam. How? AORN created the Guidelines for Perioperative Practice, known as the #1 evidence-based gold standard for operating room procedure, and also the primary reference for the CNOR® exam.

Prep with the Experts in Person

  • Learn Test-Taking Strategies
  • Develop a Personal Study Plan
  • Review CNOR® Exam Subject Areas
  • Assess Your Knowledge
  • Receive 17.4 contact hours

Registration includes:

  • Access to the current AORN Guidelines for Perioperative Practice
  • Two online assessments 


Join AORN to save $20 on your registration.

After completing the online assessments, weekend event, and course evaluation, participants will be able to receive 17.4 CNE contact hours.


Cancellation Policy: AORN may cancel the event based on low registration. A minimum of 10 registrations is required 30 days prior to the event. In the event of cancellation, AORN will not reimburse airfare or hotel accommodation expenses incurred by registered attendees.

Registration closes the Wednesday prior to the event. No walk-in registration available.

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Guidelines for Perioperative Practice


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Prep for CNOR Live - Harrisburg, PA

Mar 30-31, 2019 | Harrisburg, PA

UPMC Pinnacle Community Osteopathic

Presenter: Dr. Mary A. Hillanbrand DNP, RN, CNOR, CCNS

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Prep for CNOR Live, Gainesville

Apr 13-14, 2019 | Gainesville, FL

UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital

Presenter: Antonia Hughes, MA, BSN, RN, CNOR

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Prep for CNOR Live - Atlantic City

Apr 13-14, 2019 | Atlantic City, NJ

AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center

Presenter: Dr. Mary A. Hillanbrand, DNP, RN, CNOR, CCNS, CNS-CP

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Prep for CNOR Live - New York

Apr 30 - May 1, 2019 | New York, NY

New York University Langone

Presenter: Antonia Hughes, MA, BSN, RN, CNOR

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Prep for CNOR Live - Clovis, CA

May 4-5, 2019 | Clovis, CA

Clovis Community Medical Center

Presenter: Daphny Grace Peneza, MSN, RN, CNOR, CCSM

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Prep for CNOR Live - Fort Worth

May 4-5, 2019 | Fort Worth, TX

Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center

Presenter: Antonia Hughes, MA, BSN, RN, CNOR

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Prep for CNOR Live - Media, PA

May 4-5, 2019 | Media, PA

Riddle Hospital

Presenter: Dr. Mary A. Hillanbrand DNP, RN, CNOR, CCNS

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Prep for CNOR Live - Sugar Land

Jun 1-2, 2019 | Sugar Land, TX

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital

Presenter: Dr. Mary A. Hillanbrand DNP, RN, CNOR, CCNS

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PCNOR Live - Voorhees, NJ - October 20, 2018

Jun 8-9, 2019 | Waukesha, WI

ProHealth Waukesha Memorial Hospital

Presenter: Antonia Hughes, MA, BSN, RN, CNOR

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Prep for CNOR Live - Atlanta, GA

Jun 1-2, 2019 | Atlanta, GA

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Presenter: Daphny Grace Peneza, MSN, RN, CNOR, CCSM

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Prep for CNOR Live - Boston

Jun 8-9, 2019 | Boston, MA

Brigham & Women’s Hospital

Presenter: Dr. Mary A. Hillanbrand, DNP, RN, CNOR, CCNS, CNS-CP

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Prep for CNOR Live - Davenport

Jun 15-16, 2019 | Davenport, IA

Genesis Medical Center

Presenter: Antonia Hughes, MA, BSN, RN, CNOR

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Prep for CNOR Live - Pittsburgh, PA

Jun 29-30, 2019 | Pittsburgh, PA

UPMC Magee Womens-Hospital

Presenter: Dr. Mary A. Hillanbrand DNP, RN, CNOR, CCNS

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Prep for CNOR Live - Macon

Jul 20-21, 2019 | Macon, GA

The Medical Center Navicent Health Peyton

Presenter: Antonia Hughes, MA, BSN, RN, CNOR

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Prep for CNOR Live - Los Angeles, CA

Aug 3-4, 2019 | Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles Community Hospital

Presenter: Antonia Hughes, MA, BSN, RN, CNOR

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Prep for CNOR Live - Boston, MA

Aug 17-18, 2019 | Boston, MA

Brigham & Women’s Hospital

Presenter: Dr. Mary A. Hillanbrand, DNP, RN, CNOR, CCNS, CNS-CP

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Prep for CNOR Live - Boston, MA

Oct 19-20, 2019 | Boston, MA

Brigham & Women’s Hospital

Presenter: Daphny Grace Peneza, MSN, RN, CNOR, CCSM

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Prep for CNOR Live - New York

Nov 2-3, 2019 | New York, NY

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Presenter: Dr. Mary A. Hillanbrand DNP, RN, CNOR, CCNS

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Prep for CNOR Live - Boston, MA

Dec 14-15, 2019 | Boston, MA

Brigham & Women’s Hospital

Presenter: Daphny Grace Peneza, MSN, RN, CNOR, CCSM

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Speakers

Dr. Mary A. Hillanbrand, DNP, RN, CNOR, CCNS, CNS-CP

Perioperative nursing expert with over 33 years of experience in administration, clinical practice, and sterile processing settings.

  • Currently on active duty in the US Air Force as the Perioperative Director at Andrews Air Force Base
  • Implemented evidence-based practices in all areas of perioperative nursing to enhance team compliance using AORN guidelines and best clinical practices

Antonia (Toni) Hughes, MA, BSN, RN, CNOR

Perioperative nursing expert with over 35 years of experience in clinical and administrative roles, including 10 years in perioperative education.

  • Recommended Practices Advisory Board Chairperson (2013-2014)
  • Guidelines Advisory Board Member (2014-2015)
  • Periop 101 Educator (2015-Present)

Daphny Grace Peneza, MSN, RN, CNOR, CCSM

Daphny Grace Peneza, MSN, RN, CNOR, CCSM is a perioperative nursing expert with over five years of clinical experience and currently serves as a service line specialist for the department of neurology and RN IV’s at Memorial Herman Hospital, Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Masters in Nursing at the Ateneo de Davao University, Philippines. She is a lifetime, active AORN member both locally and nationally and serves as an AORN Journal peer reviewer and is a member of the Clinical Nurse Educators Specialty Assembly. Ms. Peneza will share her extensive knowledge of evidence-based perioperative practices and test-taking strategies with attendees to prepare them to take the CNOR® exam.



Accreditation & Disclaimer

Association of perioperative Registered Nurses (AORN) is accredited with distinction 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. Check with your state board of nursing for acceptability of education sessions for re-licensure.

The Prep for CNOR Live program and Prep for CNOR Online program are designed strictly to be used as review and preparation for the CNOR® exam. CNOR® is a registered trademark of the Competency and Credentialing Institute (CCI). All rights reserved. CCI administers the CNOR® exam. Candidates for the CNOR® exam must meet the eligibility requirements as defined by CCI.