Access Now: AORN COVID-19 Clinical Support

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Keep Moving Your Career Forward

While COVID-19 brought in-person education to a sudden halt, AORN is filling the gaps with a variety of Virtual Live Events. You can still engage with national experts and peers, have your clinical and leadership questions answered, and earn your needed contact hours.

Rely on AORN’s gold-standard education – presented by leading perioperative, infection prevention, leadership and business experts – to build your evidence-based knowledge, prepare for certification exams, and meet your professional clinical goals.

On a lean budget? Get the most out of your learning with AORN Membership – members save up to 25% on all event registration.

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The #1 outpatient surgery conference is now online and included with AORN membership. Designed for OR leaders in both hospital and ambulatory settings, the virtual conference will offer live programming and on demand access. Learn about practical, authoritative solutions presented by top experts, connect with outpatient leaders, and discover the most innovative healthcare solutions for the surgical suite.

October 22 – November 20



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Leading Nurses Through Turbulent Times

Immediately Implement Today’s Top Leadership Lessons

An interactive, virtual half-day seminar for perioperative and other department leaders to learn tools to guide interdisciplinary teams to promote more effective communication and problem-solving skills, reduce bullying, and navigate conflicts. Learn More

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Ambulatory Administrator Skills Training Course

Fine-tune Your ASC Executive Mindset

NEWLY REVISED! This virtual course led by national experts is designed to help experienced and new ASC Administrators grow profitability and improve operations. Includes live sessions and Q&As, on-demand webinars, and online modules to build leadership, financial, and regulatory expertise. Learn More

CNOR Exam Prep with Periop Experts

Build Your OR Career and Get Certified This Year

This live, virtual 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.* Learn More

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NEW: Prep for ASC Nurse Certification (CNAMB®)

Be Among the First Certified Ambulatory Nurses 

This new course is for ASC nurses planning to take the Certified Ambulatory Surgery Nurse (CNAMB®) exam and validate their professional competencies.* With live virtual sessions and online resources, this course covers all nine exam areas. Learn More

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Distinguish Yourself in Ambulatory Infection Prevention

Learn from ASC and IP Experts in an Interactive Format

NEW in 2021! The only virtual 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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Implementing Evidence-Based Surgical Practices

Successfully Implement the Guidelines for Perioperative Practice

Affordable half-day live interactive workshop for the OR team to gain practical perioperative skills and reinforce evidence-based guideline recommendations that help keep patients and workers safe. Learn More

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Customize Your Perioperative Clinical Education
Pfiedler Education develops accredited continuing education for presentations at your hospital facility or local chapter meetings. Learn More

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Face-to-Face Live Events for 2021

AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo 2021
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Join Your Perioperative Peers from Around the World
The most anticipated perioperative conference of the year and largest surgical trade show in the U.S. A motivating mix of education, camaraderie, and fun that inspires OR professionals around the world. Learn More

Leadership Summit 2021
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Grow Your Network and Build Leadership Skills
This five-day seminar held at AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo 2021 focuses on new perioperative leadership strategies and managerial tactics. Hear from industry experts and access 100+ education sessions. Learn More

Accreditation and Disclaimer:

The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development 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, Prep for CNOR Online, and the Prep for CNAMB Live programs are designed strictly to be used as review and preparation for the CNOR® exam and the CNAMB® exam. CNOR and CNAMB are registered trademarks of the Competency and Credentialing Institute (CCI). All rights reserved. CCI administers the CNOR and CNAMB exams. Candidates for the CNOR exam and CNAMB exam must meet the eligibility requirements as defined by CCI.