South Bay AORN News

Who We Are

South Bay AORN is a chapter of the parent organization The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN).  We are located in the South Bay area of Los Angeles County.,_Los_Angeles

Meetings are open to all RNs, CSTs, and anyone who's interested in the topic.  

South Bay chapter 0523 established April 18, 1972 - we're 45 years old!

Our Educational Meetings Are Open to All


March 28, 2017, Tuesday

1800 business meeting

1830 to 1930 - Free One CE program

"Making Sure the OR is Ready for the Next Bad Trauma…"


Brant A. Putnam, M.D.

Professor of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Department of Surgery

Chief, Division of Trauma/ Acute Care Surgery/ Surgical Critical Care, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

Learn about multi-cavity and multi-team trauma, newer trauma modalities and trauma damage control. Dr. Putnam will discuss confirming equipment and room readiness, anticipating the needs of the patient and the surgeon’s priorities in providing care for the trauma patient. 

Join us for this interesting topic!

Light snacks and beverages available

Meet colleagues from across the South Bay - all are welcome!

NEW: 50/50 Raffle to raise funds for the chapter

Douglas J. Glass Family Center, Centofante Room

5315 Torrance Blvd, Torrance CA 90503

One Free CE credit given - members and non-members welcomed

Come network with local colleagues and enjoy refreshments

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                                           Location for meetings:

Douglas J. Glass Family Center, Centofante Room

5315 Torrance Blvd.

Torrance, CA 90503

Huge parking lot in front of the building.



                                                                        South Bay AORN BRN # 11117

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Our previous web site was on Yahoo Geocities ( which was dismantled by Yahoo in November 2009.  

This site was created 12/18/2009.