Perioperative Nursing - 943
The next intake of new students for this program is Fall 2019
Learn to function effectively as a perioperative nurse!
Operating rooms are becoming more complex, making specialized perioperative nursing education increasingly more important. Gain the knowledge and skills needed to perform successfully in the operating room.
Combining theory and hands-on clinical and lab experience, this Graduate Certificate will help you learn the guiding principals and practices of working in the operating room, including aseptic techniques, sterilization, surgical intervention and more.
You do not need to apply to begin this program, simply ensure you meet the admission requirements (listed on the Admission & Registration tab) and then you may register for any available courses.
If you have any questions about this program, please do not hesitate to reach out to us!
Preclinical / Clinical Information
Admission & Registration
- Proof of current RN/RPN registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
You do not need to apply to begin this program. Start by ensuring you meet the admission requirements listed above and then register for the courses listed in the Program of Studies when they are offered. Some courses have prerequisites, so please check the Program of Studies for details. Find out how to register for a course.
Program of Studies
The program of studies displayed below applies to students starting the program in the 2018/19 academic year. Students who began in other academic years may require different courses to be eligible to graduate. If you have questions regarding a strategy for completion contact Continuing Education - Health and Nursing .
Click on the Course number or Course title for more information on each course.
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A selection of courses are available each term. Courses that are currently not available (N/A) for registration may be offered in the future – check back frequently.
|Register||Course number||Course title||Course Hours|
|N/A||HSCINSC87||Anaesthesia, Assessment & Critical Care||42.00|
|N/A||NRSG10058||Operating Room Nursing-Introductory||48.00|
|N/A||HSCI10156||O.R. Laboratory Experience A||45.00|
|N/A||NRSG10032||Operating Room Principles and Practices 1 Theory||38.00|
|Register||NRSG10033||Operating Room Principles and Practices 2 Theory||40.00|
|N/A||HSCI10158||OR Laboratory Experience B||40.00|
|N/A||HSCI10184||Operating Room Lab Experience C||12.00|
|Register||CLIN10060||R.N. Operating Room Clinical||150.00|
Students are advised to register for the introductory course, HLTH10223 (health clearances), Anesthesia and Lab A FIRST and then continue onto the next courses.
|Operating Room Nursing - Intro||X||X|
|Anaesthesia, Assessment & Critical Care||X||X|
|O.R. Laboratory Experience A||X||X|
|Operating room Principles & Practices 1||X||X|
|Operating room Principles & Practices 2||X||X|
|OR Laboratory Experience B||X||X|
|OR Laboratory Experience C||X||X|
|R.N. Operating Room Clinical||X||X||X|
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