Course description

This hybrid course provides the student with perioperative knowledge and skills adapted to the Operating Room Nurses Association of Canada (ORNAC) Standards. Topic development include communication, documentation, assessment across the lifespan, ethical and legal guidelines, latex allergy, reprocessing and instrument sterilization. Perioperative skills lab includes demonstrations of scrubbing, gowning and gloving, instrumentation, surgical counts and appropriate care of the patient during the surgical procedure. The student is required to successfully complete all clinical skills labs, clinical practice days and theory classes to be successful in this course.

Course details

Hours: 96
Credits: 5
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Spring 2024 registration opens March 11, 2024. Fall 2024 registration opens July 22, 2024.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Hybrid: any combination of in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery