Perioperative Nursing 1 - OEL1004
This course is designed to provide the nurse with an increased knowledge level of the role s/he will take, of the other professionals s/he will encounter, the basic equipment and instruments used, the principles of aseptic technique, and the importance of infection control within the perioperative setting. Where relevant a basic anatomy review will be included for each section. The focus will be on the adult patient (age 19 to 65), the different types of operations performed and the instruments required. The overall goal of the course is to present the knowledge and skills required to prepare the nurse to practice within a surgical setting at a beginner`s level.