Operating Room Nurses Association of the Philippines (ORNAP)

Operating Room Nurses Association of the Philippines (ORNAP)

ORNAP is a non-stock, non-political, and non-sectarian organization, with the following objectives:

  1. To unite perioperative nurses of the Philippines.
  2. To promote the highest professional standards of perioperative nursing practice for the optimum care of patients.
  3. To provide opportunity for continuous learning through diversified educational activities.
  4. To exchange information and disseminate research findings in the field of perioperative nursing.
  5. To establish linkages with government and non-government professional organizations, healthcare and teaching facilities, research organizations, and the like relative to the goals of the association.

Life Purpose
To promote the highest professional standard of Perioperative Nursing.

We envision ourselves as an organization of competent and dynamic perioperative nurses committed to innovation and provision of optimum perioperative services locally and internationally.


  • Develop/cultivate the highest professional standard in perioperative nursing through education and research activities.
  • Collaborate with health care partners and other associations for development and training.
  • Sustain a harmonic professional relationship among members.
  • Enhance value centered decision making strategies.

ORNAP Regular Membership:

  1. A registered nurse who currently manages, teaches, or practices perioperative nursing either full-time or part-time.
  2. A perioperative nurse enrolled in a formal nursing education or engaged in perioperative research.
  3. Regularly pays the annual association dues.

ORNAP Associate Membership:

  1. A former regular perioperative nurse engaged in formal nursing education, teaching, or engaged in perioperative research.
  2. Regularly pays the annual dues.

ORNAP Life Membership:
Any active perioperative nurse who signifies membership for life and pays the dues in the amount determined by the board and has been a regular member for three consecutive years.

ORNAP Members Rights:
Regular –

  1. Vote and be voted upon.
  2. Hold an elective office.
  3. Participate in all activities of the association.
  4. Examine the books of the association following the set of procedures.
  5. The mutual aide fund of Php 1,000.00.
  6. Subscription of the ORNAP Newsletter.

Associate –
All of the RIGHTS of a REGULAR member, except to hold an elective office.

Life –

  1. Entitled to all of the privileges of the regular member.
  2. Entitled to the Mutual Fund of PhP 5,000

ORNAP Members Benefits:

  1. Opportunities to attend seminars sponsored by ORNAP.
  2. Opportunities to attend the Annual ORNAP Convention.
  3. Scholarship, awards, or recognition.
  4. Mutual Aide.
  5. Quarterly copy of newsletter.
  6. Legal assistance.

Website: http://www.ornap.org/

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