Individual Memberships

Whether you’re thinking about a career in the OR, starting out as a new perioperative nurse, or are a seasoned professional, AORN offers a membership that's right for you. We also offer memberships for industry professionals who are not Registered Nurses.

Save with a multi-year membership, or become a Lifetime member.

All Individual Memberships include unlimited Specialty Assemblies and membership in one Chapter, except where notated. Only Registered Nurse memberships may hold office and vote in the House of Delegates.

Group Membership is also available for facilities, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, and industry partners who have six or more participants.  

New to the Perioperative Profession?

AORN is proud to introduce our new $99 membership category for perioperative nurses who have two years or less experience in the operating room.

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Individual Memberships for Registered Nurses

Standard Member

Actively practicing and wants the latest education and resources to stay current and maintain license or certification requirements.

Retired Member

Retired from the health care industry and wants to stay connected to the perioperative community and the latest news and trends.

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AORN and APSNA MemberĀ 

Interested in pediatric resources from AORN and the American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association (APSNA).

Individual Memberships for Non-Registered Nurses

Student Member

Pursuing education leading to eligibility to sit for the registered nurse licensing exam.

Associate Member

An industry professional who provides perioperative programs and/or services with a vested interest in patient safety.

Give a Gift of AORN Membership

Share your perioperative passion by giving the gift of AORN membership. Available in 1, 2, or 3-year memberships. 

Email Experience Services or call (800) 755-2676.