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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 (see below)
  2. Affiliate membership
  3. Corporate partnership

Full ACORN membership

The specialties currently available for full ACORN 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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