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acnpAustralian College of Perioperative Nurses (ACORN) represents the professional interests of all nurses working in a range of roles in perioperative settings in Australia.

There are three categories of membership:

  1. Full membership (specialties below)
  2. Affiliate membership
  3. Corporate partnership

The specialties currently available for Full membership include:

  • Anaesthetic nurses 
  • Instrument nurses
  • Circulating nurses
  • Post Anaesthesia Care Unit nurses
  • Preadmission clinic nurses
  • Day of Surgery Admission nurses
  • Day surgery nurses
  • Acute pain nurses
  • Perioperative Nurse Surgeon's Assistant
  • Perioperative educators
  • Perioperative researchers

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