Course Description for Perioperative Nursing Core Course
Perioperative Nursing Core Course
Prerequisites: NUR 3229 and NUR 3219C
Description: This course is focused on providing education to Registered Nurses who are either new graduates, have been previously employed in non-OR nursing positions or nursing students who have finished their second semester of nursing school. This program will provide all students with basic knowledge and clinical skills necessary to function independently in an entry level perioperative nursing position.The course consists class, lab skill practice and observational experiences in an operating room. Clinical experiences (which will be developed on an individual basis) are designed to familiarize the student with the various surgical specialties and to develop the relevant clinical skills to apply the nursing process to the care of a patient undergoing elective or emergency surgical intervention.