AORN publications are specifically designed to help OR and ambulatory professionals implement AORN's Guidelines for Perioperative Practice. With updated content released throughout the year, our publications not only keep you and your colleagues current on the latest evidence-based industry information, but also provide you with tools for facility development and management.

Below is just a sampling of the wide array of publications we provide to help you achieve optimal outcomes for your patients. Visit the online AORN Bookstore to view all of our publications.

Print Publications

Guidelines for Perioperative Practice

This essential resource provides 32 evidence-based guidelines for all perioperative and invasive procedures. Implementation of these guidelines is critical to patient and staff safety, managing risk, and securing insurance reimbursements.

AORN Bookstore

Browse AORN’s Bookstore for a variety of print resources designed specifically for the perioperative professional.

AORN Journal

Stay up-to-date with the latest in evidence-based, clinical best practices through the award-winning, peer-reviewed AORN Journal. Availabl...


Guidelines and Tools for the Sterile Processing Team

This electronic publication is designed for sterile processing teams. It includes 8 of the AORN Guidelines, the AORN Position Statement on...