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Surgical hand antisepsis, gowning and gloving video




Hospitals and day surgeries around the country are using this resource, which is based on evidence-based protocols and procedures, to educate their staff about the procedure for surgical hand antisepsis, gowning and gloving.

It is available as an e-subscription, perfect for facilities to share among multiple users.

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ACORN produces regular webinars each year to assist perioperative nurses with their professional development. The webinars are online seminars, presented by perioperative nurses, and clinical experts, from a range of specialities, and you can participate from the comfort of your own home. The webinars are recorded and available via the buttons below for viewing at any time.

ACORN Education webinars are free for all ACORN members - this is a member benefit of being part of the ACORN community. Ensure that you login to your ACORN account to access these webinars.

If you are not an ACORN member and would like to purchase a 12 month ACORN webinar subscription to access all webinars, please visit the ACORN Education catalog on the ACORN Education learning platform by clicking here. From here, you can create an account, select 'ACORN Webinars' from the catalog and follow the prompts. Alternatively, you can become an ACORN member by joining your local association. Please click here if you would like to know more about becoming an ACORN member.

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Introduction to Perioperative Practice - Medical Company Representatives Course


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This course is designed for medical company representatives as an orientation to the perioperative environment, and is in line with public policy, ACORN standards and guidelines. Standard statement 8 of the ACORN standard Visitors to the perioperative environment states that medical company representatives (MCRs) have a duty to provide evidence of education and instruction that ensures safe conduct and practice within the perioperative environment. 


Evidence of education and instruction can be obtained on successful completion of this course.


Fundamentals of Anaesthetic Nursing


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The ‘Fundamentals of Anaesthetic Nursing’ course is designed for novice perioperative nurses entering the perioperative clinical environment, and experienced perioperative nurses requiring revision of fundamental anaesthetic nursing concepts and requirements. This course is designed in collaboration with the ACORN Standards for Perioperative Nursing in Australia (Clinical and Professional Standards), 16th edition, and the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards.


ACORN Members to please contact for your member discount coupon code. ACORN members receive 15% off course registration fees.