AORTA: Alberta Operating Room Team Association – LPN

The following information is provided as a service to CLPNA members regarding an affiliate organization. The information provided is the responsibility of AORTA, and not of CLPNA. Questions regarding AORTA should be directed to the contacts at the bottom of this page.

Alberta Operating Room Team Association – LPN (AORTA) works to promote excellence in perioperative nursing by providing an opportunity for Licensed Practical Nurses to expand and update their nursing knowledge through educational sessions and to bring together nurses committed to this specialty.

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AORTA holds regular workshops and the annual conference is usually held in the Fall, alternating between Calgary and Edmonton.


AORTA’s active members are LPNs with the Operating Room specialization but everyone is welcome to join as an associate member. Active members have the right to vote, hold office and serve on committees. Associate members may attend workshops, conferences meetings, and other events.

AORTA Membership Application (PDF)

Annual membership fees:
$20/year for Active Membership
$15/year for Associate Membership
Free for Student Membership.

Annual Conference



Lindsay Azure, LPN, AORTA President