The ORNAC Journal is the official peer-reviewed publication of the Operating Room Nurses Association of Canada (ORNAC).

The ORNAC Journal will be "on hold" after the December 2022 issue, for review and renew, as per the eblast sent Oct, 25, 2022. Members and Associates would have received a link to a survey to provide the ORNAC Board of Directors with direction on the new build (closed Nov 1, 2022). 

In the interim, we will be providing a bimonthly newsletter to keep you informed. 

All previously published ORNAC Journals are now available, Scroll Down.

Please contact for any inquiries regarding this change.

ORNAC Executive and Board


All ORNAC Members and Associates receive the Journal as part of their association dues. We are seeking a new publisher and will be back as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience.

ORNAC Journal Vision

The ORNAC Journal is Canada’s leading publication which engages, empowers and supports Perioperative Practitioners.

ORNAC Journal Mission

The ORNAC Journal is the best source of information and news relevant to Perioperative Practitioners dedicated to:

  1. Connecting Perioperative Practitioners
  2. Enhancing professional growth
  3. Promoting perioperative professional practice.

ORNAC Journal connects Canada’s Perioperative Practitioners and is the best source of information and news that is relevant to their practice.

To access Journals from 2002 to 2022, click on the Journal image below. Once the flipbook opens, click the Archives tab in the top right hand corner to view older issues.

Here is a link to a search engine for individual articles from the CNORJ and ORNAC Journals, click 1983-Present

For Access to our Journal Archives (1983-2001), click the image below. Once the flipbook "Archives" to select a past issue.

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