Who can become a member of PNABC?

The Perioperative Nurses Association of British Columbia (PNABC) is the British Columbia Provincial Council of the national body Operating Room Nurses Association of Canada (ORNAC). Therefore to be a member of PNABC, you must also be a member of the Operating Room Nurses Association of Canada (ORNAC). Once you join ORNAC, you automatically become a member of PNABC.

ORNAC/PNABC membership is available to nurses in British Columbia who are engaged in perioperative nursing or a member of the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) who is involved in the perioperative setting and is interested in promoting the purpose of PNABC.

Student, International, Health Care Professional, Administrative/Government, and Corporate Associate memberships are also available. For more information on the membership categories available visit the ORNAC Membership Page.

Membership Benefits

As a member of ORNAC and PNABC, you receive benefits from both!

ORNAC Benefits

PNABC Benefits

  • PNABC newsletter (2 publications/year)
  • Educational opportunities
  • Reduced rates at provincial conferences
  • Provincial funding opportunities
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Job postings
  • Networking

For more information on membership benefits contact


The links below will send you directly to the ORNAC website where you can become a new member, or prompt you to log into your ORNAC account to renew your registration. You can join any time of the year and your membership will be good for 365 days!

New Member Registration

Membership Renewal

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