The Australian College of Perioperative Nurses (ACORN) is Australia’s peak body of perioperative nursing and the largest specialist nursing college.
ACORN provides funds for research, professional development and patient safety resources, and publishes standards for perioperative nursing practice.
- ACORN Standards - to be updated to include enrolled nurses 4th September 2023 Thank you to everyone who provided feedback about the recently released 2023 Professional Practice Standards ... more
- JPN: Strategies to prevent inadvertent retained surgical items 19th June 2023 Unintentionally retained surgical items (RSIs) remain a global concern despite the attempts for prevention. Strategies, ... ... more
- JPN is pleased to announce the winners of the best paper 2022! 12th June 2023 JPN is pleased to announce the winners of the best paper 2022! Congratulations to Lucy Michaels and Dr Paula Foran for t... ... more