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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 would like to thank all our corporate partners for supporting us to achieve our mission! 


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Our work is to advocate for safe, quality perioperative care for every patient on every occasion.

When our work is done, we will have delivered safe, quality perioperative care that protects the health and wellbeing of every patient and nurse.

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