Becoming a SAPNA member gives you automatic membership with our national perioperative nursing body, ACORN. As well as the other benefits already mentioned this include:

  • able to purchase discounted ACORN products, including educational DVDs, ACORN competencies and Standards
  • eligibility for ACORN Fellowship

For information about ACORN, go to

ACORN Director Position 

SAPNA needs to nominate a member to join the ACORN Board for every 2 years. This member will represent SAPNA and as well as being on the ACORN Board will be required to be on the SAPNA Committee. For further information on the role you can download the position description below. If you would like to apply for this position, please contact