Registration Information

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  • All fees are plus applicable GST/HST
  • Registration is open year round
  • Membership is for one year, starting the day you pay your fee
  • All registrations must be submitted online
  • Payment is made online (by Visa, Mastercard or PayPal)
  • Documentation may be requested to verify a registration meets the required criteria
  • Notifications are sent by e-mail, so please ensure your e-mail address is kept up-to-date

Detailed Description of Registration Types

ORNAC Members:

To become an ORNAC Member, an individual must (in accordance with the ORNAC By-laws dated April 21, 2013):

ORNAC Associates:

Retired Canadian Perioperative Registered Nurses:

Canadian perioperative registered nurses who are no longer practicing and /or who no longer hold a valid license as a registered nurse within a Canadian province or territory.

Student Nurses:

Student nurses who are currently enrolled full time in a nursing program such as a diploma or Bachelor of Nursing or LPN/RPN program.

International Associates:

Perioperative registered nurses and other healthcare professionals who are stakeholders in perioperative care, are not Canadian residents, but are licensed/credentialed in their country of residence.

Other Healthcare Professionals:

Health care professionals such as physicians, RPNs/LPNs, MDR certified technicians, physiotherapists, pharmacists and non-perioperative nurses who are stakeholders in perioperative patient care.

Administrative/Government Professionals:

Non-perioperative RN Managers and Directors of perioperative programs; or
Government Administrators/Policy makers.

Industry: currently on hold

A company who develops, manufactures and/or sells products for the perioperative setting, is connected with the field of patient care and wants to have a strong presence in ORNAC. This category allows the company to purchase additional employee memberships. There are two options for companies to join ORNAC:

Corporate Premium Associate currently on hold

Corporate Standard Associate currently on hold