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AORN Standards

AORN is dedicated to enhancing the professionalism of perioperative registered nurses (RNs), promoting standards of perioperative nursing practice to better serve the needs of society, and providing a forum for interaction and exchange of ideas related to perioperative health care. Standards are authoritative statements that describe the responsibilities for which RNs are accountable and that reflect the values and priorities of the profession.