Perioperative Nursing 1

This course is designed to provide the nurse with a basic knowledge level of the roles s/he will fulfill in the perioperative setting. The role of the scrub and circulating nurse are explored as part of the perioperative team. The course focuses on patient and staff safety, infection control and aseptic principles, the nurses role in assisting with anesthesia and patient positioning in collaboration with other team members, basic instrumentation, sutures and needles and surgical modalities. The focus will be on the adult patient (age 19-65). The overall goal of the course is to present the information and skills required to prepare the nurse to practice within a surgical setting at a beginners level. The ORNAC Standards (Operating Room Nurses Association of Canada) are referred to whenever applicable to support learning. Admission Requirement(s): This course requires current registration RPN/RN with the CNO. Prior to registering, please email ontariolearn@fanshawec.ca & include the course code(s) & your CNO number. If you have been a student at Fanshawe previously, please also include your student number. Following verification, we will reply with the next steps to registering. Online registration for this course will not be possible.
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