2019 Perioperative Leadership Summit
Perioperative Nurses Week
In October each year, ACORN organises a week of activities to promote the importance of the work that perioperative nurses do.
Perioperative Nurses Week 2018 was from 7 to 13 October and was celebrated with a webinar, competition and workplace morning teas. The webinar 'Celebrating our achievements' is about the paths perioperative nurses have followed to attain their positions and is available for members to view in the Webinar library.
Perioperative Nurses Week 2019: Sunday 6 to Saturday 12 October.
ACORN Conference 2020
ACORN organises a biennial national perioperative nursing conference in May every even year.
The 2018 ACORN & ASIORNA Conference – the 18th ACORN conference and 6th ASIORNA conference – hosted nurses and trade partners from all over Australia, Asia, Europe and the Americas to the Adelaide Convention Centre.
In 2020 we will welcome delegates to ICC Sydney, Australia’s premier fully integrated convention, exhibition and entertainment precinct.
The state and territory perioperative nurses associations provide professional development through conferences, study days and education sessions. To see the events in your area click on the Calendar listing to the left of this page.
ACORN regularly holds webinars to assist perioperative nurses with their professional development. For details visit the Webinar library.
The ACORN online calendar lists international perioperative nursing conferences and events. Click here to see the perioperative events throughout the world.