Course List (1 course, 14.4 CEU's)

The CSUN Certificate in Perioperative Nursing consists of one course that involves weekly classroom instruction, simulation lab, and clinical work, totaling 144 hours or 14.4 Continuing Education Units.

  • XPON 901: Peri-operative Nursing

Course Highlights

XPON 901 Peri-operative Nursing

14.4 CEUs

The perioperative nursing training course is designed to prepare registered nurses to provide professional nursing care to patients undergoing surgical procedures. This course will provide didactic and clinical (or in conjunction with preceptorship) education to ensure safe and quality delivery of perioperative care. Upon completion of the perioperative nursing training course, students will receive a certificate of completion (NOT CNOR certification)
  • Introduction to peri operative nursing
  • Preparing the patient for surgery
  • Instrument processing
  • Aseptic practice
  • Positioning the patient for surgery
  • Prevention of retained surgical items
  • Prevention of injury
  • Wound management
  • Anesthesia and medication safety
  • Postoperative care
  • Environment of care
  • Comprehensive exam