RN Perioperative Nursing
|Program Name||RN Perioperative Nursing|
|Description||The RN Perioperative Nursing program is an ORNAC (Operating Nurses Association of Canada) approved perioperative education program. The program is current and innovative, reflecting the trends and changes that are occurring in the perioperative workplace. The program is grounded by, and reflects the national competencies as outlined in, the Operating Room Nurses Association of Canada-ORNAC:: Standards, Competencies and Position Statements for Perioperative Registered Nursing Practice. The program is offered in a hybrid delivery; online theory and hands-on simulated operating room lab, as well as clinical placement in teaching and community hospitals.
Graduates of this program will function as entry-level practitioners and will be prepared to work in a variety of specialty areas such as acute-care hospital operating rooms, labour and delivery suites, ambulatory practice settings and private surgery clinics.
|Admission Requirements||Non-Academic Requirements:
One year of recent post-graduate clinical nursing experience is strongly recommended.
Field Placement Requirements:
Current CNO Registration
Annual clear police check with vulnerable sector screening.
Completion of immunization requirements (immunization review form).
A standard form will be issued following confirmation of an offer of admission to the program.
A standard form will be issued by the program coordinator.
Successful completion and annual renewal of a recognized course in CPR (Healthcare provider level).
Successful completion of a recognized course in standard first aid
Mask fit testing will be provided by Centennial College (shaving of portions of face may be required to meet safety standards)
All of the above requirements must be in effect for the duration of each placement.
Minimum B+ (75 percent) grade in theoretical component and a pass grade in lab and clinical.
|Info||To register, please call 416-289-5300, press 3.|
|Notes||The clinical component (NP-403) is only offered on a full-time basis: five days a week for six weeks.
This program is now offered in hybrid format. The theory (NP-411) is online. The lab (NP-412) is on Sundays.
The 6 week student practicum (NP-403) to be completed after NP-411 and NP-412. This course is not available for PLAR.
Click on the individual courses for dates.
**NP-411 and NP-412 must be taken together
|Contact Telephone||416-289-5000, ext 3357|
|Course Code||Course Name|
|NP-403||Perioperative Nursing Practicum|
|NP-411||Perioperative Nursing Theory|
|NP-412||Perioperative Nursing Lab|