Australian College of Perioperative Nurses (ACORN) is Australia’s peak body of perioperative nursing and the largest specialty nursing college. ACORN provides funds for research, professional development, patient safety resources and publication of Standards for Perioperative Nursing in Australia


The Australian College of Perioperative Nurses (ACORN) would like to thank all our industry partners for supporting us achieve our mission! 



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Our work is to advance safe, quality perioperative nursing care for Australians.

When our work is done Australians receive safe, quality perioperative nursing care.