NURS 384 - Perioperative Nursing
(Prerequisite: NURS 350)
This course presents concepts and information essential for perioperative nursing practice. Content includes essentials of perioperative procedures in relation to nurses’ planning and management of the patient’s surgical experience. Precepted clinical experiences are provided in various phases of the perioperative nursing: preoperative, operative and post-anesthesia care. Emphasis is placed on the development of beginning skills in the operative setting. One hour lecture and six hours laboratory.