AORN Offers CNOR Examination Prep Courses

DENVER The Association for periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) is offering a two-week online course that prepares nurses for a successful CNOR exam. The courses will be held July 11-25 , 2005 and Nov. 7-21, 2005.


Course benefits include:


-- Takes the fear out of the CNOR exam by walking you through the tests format and subject areas

-- Puts test subjects into familiar clinical situations

-- Provides you with effective test-taking strategies

-- Provides a framework to develop your own study plan

-- Course accessible anytime within your two-week enrollment period

-- Earns 20 contact hours


Prospective students include any registered nurse who is an eligible candidate for the CNOR exam and who wants to increase his or her chances of passing it.


Learning objectives include:


-- Identify the governing body who administers and grants Certification Nurse Operating Room (CNOR)

-- Develop an individualized educational program using test testing strategies to prepare for the CNOR exam

-- Apply principles of asepsis and infection control measures for patients undergoing a surgical procedure

-- Integrate safety principles when providing care to patients and families

-- Discuss the safe use of pharmacological principles and the nursing role during the administration of anesthesia

-- Utilize critical thinking skills, nursing literature, and research findings in planning care for patients who develop perioperative complicationsIntegrate the concept of patient advocate into daily care of patients


There are eligibility requirements to take the CNOR examination. For more information, visit


Online registration is available, or nurses may register by faxing the registration form to (303) 750-3212; or mailing it to:



2170 S. Parker Rd, Ste. 300,

Denver, CO 80231


For more information, call AORN customer service at (800) 755-2676 extension 1.