EORNA has 5 official committees. Committee members come together in working groups at the EORNA Board meetings in spring and autumn. To get further information about the different working areas, just click on the respective committee link below.

EORNA Committees

External Development Affairs Committee (EDAC)

The main goal of EDAC is to encourage, develop and support external activities. The committee manages EORNA ACE and surveys the EORNA website. Chair of the Committee is Marija Juric (CORNA – Croatia).

Educational Committee (EC)

The aim of EC is the education and facilitation of free circulation of specialised OR nurses. It developed the EORNA  Core Curriculum for Perioperative Nursing (4 modules) translated in all languages of EORNA Members as well as the EORNA Framework for Perioperative Nurse Competencies.  In the future, E-learning modules should be developped. Chair of the Committee is Christine Willems (AFISO – Belgium).

Committee for Perioperative Nursing Care Issues (PNC)

The main goal of the Committee is to improve the perioperative nursing care. Committee members analyse current issues in nursing care and develop recommendations. An EORNA Guidelines Book is planned on this behalf. Chair of the Committee is Cathrine Heen (NAORN – Norway).

Organisational Committee (OrgC)

The aim of OrgC is to oversee all organisational & administrative aspects of EORNA. The Committee overviews all formal EORNA documents (e.g. Constitution, Standing Orders), recommands changes and ensures that processes and guidelines are followed. Chair of the Committee is Jeanine Stuart (LVO – The Netherlands).

Scientific Committee EORNA Congress 2019 (SC)

The Committee is responsabel for the Programm of the EORNA Congress. Chair of the Committee is Jaana Perttunen (FORNA – Finland).