AORN Prep for CNOR Live

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AORN supports members’ and non-members’ personal and professional goals to achieve CNOR certification.

AORN Prep for CNOR live

May 20-21, 2017
Minneapolis Children’s Hospital
2525 Chicago Ave
Education Room 2nd Floor
Minneapolis, MN  55404

Learning outcome
After completing this continuing nursing education (CNE) learning activity, the perioperative RN will have increased his/her knowledge of current, evidence-based perioperative practices and preparation strategies to successfully complete the CNOR exam.


  1. Review evidence-based perioperative nursing principles and practices.
  2. Discuss key components of the nursing process related to perioperative nursing care.
  3. Examine test taking strategies to maximize performance on the CNOR exam.
  4. Develop a personal study plan for success.

Target Audience: Perioperative RNs
Program Cost:
AORN Member $155   Non Member $195
To Register Contact Kim Simkins – 800-755-6300 Ext 456

Contact Hours: 17.4
To receive 17.4 Contact Hours, registered participants will complete two online assessments, attend the weekend event, and complete the online evaluation.
The program also includes a study plan and a USB of the AORN Guidelines for Perioperative Practice.

Our presenter  Antonia (Toni) Hughes, MA, BSN, RN, CNOR is a perioperative education consultant and perioperative nursing expert. As a past chairperson of the Recommended Practices Advisory Board (2013-2014) and member of the Guidelines Advisory Board (2014-2015) Ms. Hughes will share her extensive knowledge of evidence-based perioperative practices with the attendees and help prepare them to take the CNOR exam.


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 Saturday,  May 20, 2017
7:45-8:00         Registration
8:00-8:05         Intro & Welcome
8:05-9:15          Perioperative Nursing Process
9:15-10:15          Aseptic Practices
10:15-10:30       Break
10:30-11:30       Principles of Anesthesia
11:30-12:00       Lunch on your own
11:30-12:30       Critically Ill Patients in the OR
12:30-1:30          Key Points of the Guidelines
1:30-2:00            Quiz/ Material Review
2:00-2:15            Break
2:15-2:45            Specialty Equipment
2:45-3:15            Special Patient   Populations
3:15-4:00            Patient and Worker Safety
4:00-4:30            Game/Review


Sunday , May 21, 2017
8:30 – 9:15          Safe Care of Patients
9:15-10:00          Principles of Positioning
10:00-10:15       Break
10:15-11:15       Group review/Surgical Procedures
11:15-12:30       Sterilization
12:30-1:00          Lunch on your own
1:00-1:30            Learning Styles
1:30-2:00           Test Taking Strategies
2:00-3: 00           Pathway to Success
3:00-3:15            Wrap-up

No walk-in registration available.

Additional course information will be sent via email to registered participants.


Accreditation: 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.

*The AORN Face to Face Preparation for CNOR Exam Course is strictly a certificate course to be used as a review for the CNOR exam. AORN does not confirm RN eligibility to sit for the CNOR exam.AORN does not administer the CNOR exam.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]