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416-289-5300
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P.O. Box 631 Station A
Toronto, ON, M1K 5E9

 

RPN Operating Room 7945

Certificate Code
7945
Certificate Name:
RPN Operating Room
Description:
The RPN perioperative nursing program curriculum is current, innovative and reflects the trends and changes that are occurring in the perioperative workplace. The program will provide you with online theory, a hands on simulated operating room lab experience and a clinical placement/practicum within teaching or acute care community hospital operating rooms.

Graduates of this program will function as entry-level scrub nurse practitioners. Graduates will be prepared to function in a variety of specialty areas such as acute care hospital operating rooms, labour and delivery suites, ambulatory practice settings and private surgery clinics.

Admissions Requirements:
Current College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) Certificate of Registration.
Practical Nursing Program graduates with pending CNO registration may apply to the program but must have their CNO registration and documentation complete before enrolling and attending the clinical practicum (NP-410).

One year of recent post-graduate clinical nursing experience is strongly recommended.
Notes:
All clinical placement requirements must be completed prior to entrance to the practicum.

Format for Fall 2014, theory (NP-413) is in class on Mondays and Lab(NP-414) on Saturdays.
Winter and Spring 2015: Theory (NP-413) online, Lab (NP-414) on Saturdays (click on the course name for the dates),
5 week student practicum (NP-410) to start after the completion of NP-413 and NP-414. This course is not available for PLAR.
For students beginning the program in September, 2014, the clinical placement will not be until Spring 2015.

*NP-413 and NP-414 must be taken together.
Contact Telephone:
416-289-5303 SELECT #2
Mandatory Courses
Course Code Course Name
NP-410 Operating Room Practicum
NP-413 Perioperative Theory for RPN
NP-414 Perioperative Lab for RPN