Nursing CPD Institute

The ACORN Standards – Session One

CPD Hours: 1
Current as at 05 October 2021
This webinar will cover all general information about the ACORN Standards and is the first of two webinars on ACORN Standards.

Explore the aims and objectives of ACORN Standards

Course Content

There are as many as 25 000 nurses across Australia who currently identify their principal area of practice as ‘perioperative’. Each Nurse in the perioperative environment can better protect the safety of surgical patients by compliance with the ACORN Standards. The ACORN standards are the only prescribed professional standards for perioperative nurses in Australia.

This webinar will cover all general information about the ACORN Standards and is the first of two webinars on ACORN Standards.

Learning Outcomes

In this session you will:

  • Explore the aims and objectives of ACORN Standards
  • Consider what the ACORN Standards mean to us, and how they can be used
  • Compare the ACORN Standards to similar standards in other developed countries
  • Discuss the legal implications of having such standards in Australia

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