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Australian 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 (specialities below)
  2. Affiliate membership
  3. Corporate partnership

Benefits of membership

The specialities currently available for Full membership include:

  • Acute Pain nurse
  • Anaesthetic nurse
  • Circulating nurse
  • CSSD nurse
  • Instrument nurse
  • Nurse Educator and/or Facilitator
  • Nurse Practitioner (Perioperative)
  • Nurse Researcher
  • Perioperative Nurse Surgeon’s Assistant (PNSA)
  • Perioperative Nursing Manager
  • Post Anaesthesia Care Unit (PACU) nurse
  • Preadmission and day surgery nurse


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