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Perioperative Email lists

OR Nurses Down Under - for Australian OR nurses for support and to share ideas and information. List owner is Lilian Blair

Australian perioperative nursing sites

Australian College of Operating Room Nurses (ACORN)

Perioperative Nurse Association of Queensland ACORN QLD

South Australian Perioperative Nurses Association (SAPNA)

Victorian Perioperative Nurses Group (VPNG)

International perioperative nursing sites

Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP -UK)

Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN - American)

European Operating Room Nurses Association (AORNA)

International Federation of Perioperative Nurses (IFPN)

Operating Room Nurses Association of Canada (ORNAC)

Perioperative Nurses College of New Zealand

South African Theatre Nurse (SATS)

Papua New Guinea Perioperative Nurses society

Other Australian organisations links for perioperative nurses

Gastroenterological Nurses College of Australia (GENCA)

Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS)

Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA)

Sterilising Research & Advisory Council of Australia (SRACA)

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACs)

Australian & New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA)

Australian Society of Anaesthetists (ASA)

Australian Medical Association (AMA)

Royal Australian & New Zealand College Of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO)

 Other Australian nursing organisation's sites

The Society for Preservation of the Artifacts of Surgery and Medicine (SPASM)

Australian College of Nursing

Australian Nursing Federation (ANF)

Australian Nursing & Midwifery Council (ANMAC)

NSW Nurses & Midwives Association

Nurses & Midwives Council of NSW (NAB)

Australasian Day Surgery Nurses Association (ADSNA)

Australian Nurse Teacher Association (ANTS)

Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI)

Australian Society for Post Anaesthesia Nurses and Anaesthesia Nurses (ASPAAN)






Member login

Notice: Due to server upgrade, all members are required to create a new password by using the link below:

Become a Member

Benefits of NSW OTA membership:

  • Discounts for perioperative conferences and professional education days
  • Financial assistance for education and other perioperative nursing activities
  • Automatic membership to ACORN – our national perioperative nursing body
  • Networking with Perioperative nurses at state and national levels
  • Access to the 'members only" areas of NSW OTA and ACORN websites
  • Professional recognition

NB: please check the NSW OTA Membership page for further application information and conditions.

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