Join the Perioperative Nurses College

Annual fee is $13

Free membership for undergraduate student nurses

This free student  membership is for undergraduate nursing students only who are studying to become RNs or ENs

The Perioperative Nurses College is a specialty, professional group of NZNO dedicated to the provision of leadership, support, education and professional development of Perioperative Nurses in New Zealand.

You can join the College if you are:

A financial member of NZNO


Not already a member of three other Colleges or Sections

Work or have an interest in nursing that provides care to patients and their families/whanau through the continuum of perioperative care

Perioperative nursing care is provided in a variety of settings including, but not limited to: outpatient departments, day surgery units, intervention and investigative units, radiological departments, surgical inpatient units, operating rooms and post anaesthetic care units.

Apply online for Registered Nurse Membership - $13 per annum

Apply online for Under Graduate Student Membership - FREE

This free student membership is for undergraduate nursing students only who are studying to become RNs or ENs

  • Download the PNC Brochure (PDF, 216KB) for details of membership benefits or contact the Membership Portfolio.
  • Your annual membership covers the period from 1 April to 31 March of the next year.

Benefits of belonging to the College

  • Being part of a Specialty Nursing group with a Perioperative Nursing focus providing leadership and strategic direction
  • Access to professional standards of practice
  • Free download PDF of the Knowledge & Skills Framework for Perioperative Nursing
  • Representation at regional and national policy and decision making forums with feedback to members
  • Regular contact through Regional and National groups
  • Networking through Regional forums and National Conference
  • An excellent Journal - The Dissector
  • Annual Conference at a discount cost
  • Scholarships and awards
  • The opportunity to have your say as to your future in nursing
  • Full access to the College website

Note that Student members enjoy all the benefits of belonging to the College, but may not hold office, propose nominations or motions or have voting rights.

Now open for the 2018/19 financial year



Registered Nurse membership application

  • New or Renewal?

  • Personal information

  • Clinical Attire Policy questionnaire

  • This questionnaire will be used to inform best practices. Please answer to the best of your ability. Questions are relevant to all workplaces and areas.

  • Thank you for taking the time to complete the survey questions.

  • Payment information

Student nurse membership application

  • New or renewal?

  • Personal information

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