VPNG and Industry Conferences and Events

For more information of international perioperative nursing conferences, please go the International Federation Perioperative Nursing events page.

February 2019

Friday 22- Saturday 23 February

Introduction to Perioperative Nursing Course

$150 for 2 days. Register here.

University of Melbourne Learning & Teaching Centre, Northeast Health Wangaratta.

March 2019

Wednesday 6 March

WEBINAR "The opioid crisis: Implications for Australia" sponsored by Seqirus.

Download the flyer/application form

Webinar details to be provided.


March 2019

Friday 15 March

Medical Laser Safety Course

8:30-1pm, Central Melbourne. RACS approved.

March 2019

Saturday 16 March

VPNG Regional Study Day

Download program here

Latrobe Regional Hospital, Traralgon

Register here

March 2019

Saturday 23 March Advanced PACU Nursing

Rydges Hotel, St. Kilda, 35-37 Fitzroy Street.

April 2019

Saturday 6 - Wednesday 10 April

American periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Global Surgical Conference & Expo

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

April 2019

26-30 April

Operating Room Nurses Association of Canada (ORNAC) National Conference

Halifax, Canada

May 2019

2-4 May

ACORN Queensland State Conference

"Agents of Change"

The Ville Resort Casino, Townsville, Queensland

May 2019

11 May

Bariatric Surgery - Consideration for the Perioperative Team. Hosted by Matrix & VPNG

Download the flyer here

Register here *limited to 50 places*

Epworth Richmond Auditorium

Level 2, 89 Bridge Road, Richmond

May 2019

Thursday 16-Sunday 19 May

European Operating Room Nurses Association (EORNA) Congress

The Hague, Netherlands

June 2019

Saturday 1 June

Anaesthetic Emergencies for Scrub Nurses

Rydges Hotel, St. Kilda, 35-37 Fitzroy Street.

August 2019

Friday 16- Saturday 17 August

VPNG State Conference

*Call for abstracts*

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, South bank.

September 2019

6-7 September

ACORN 2019 Leadership Summit

East Hotel, Canberra

September 2019

Saturday 14 September

Care of the paediatric in PACU and anaesthetics

Rydges Hotel, St. Kilda, 35-37 Fitzroy Street.

October 2019

17-19 October

Perioperative Nurses College of New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO)

46th Annual Conference "Lifeblood"

Hamilton, New Zealand

May 2020

28-30 May

ACORN 2020 International Conference








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