Detailed Description of Registration Types
To become an ORNAC Member, an individual must (in accordance with the ORNAC By-laws dated April 21, 2013):
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 who are currently enrolled full time in a nursing program such as a diploma or Bachelor of Nursing or LPN/RPN program.
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.
Health care professionals such as physicians, RPNs/LPNs, MDR certified technicians, physiotherapists, pharmacists and non-perioperative nurses who are stakeholders in perioperative patient care.
Non-perioperative RN Managers and Directors of perioperative programs; or
Government Administrators/Policy makers.
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
Corporate Standard Associate