Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description


SUR-250 - Introduction to Operating Room Nursing (2 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITES: Senior Level nursing student or graduate nurse COREQUISITES: SUR251L, SUR252C
This course will introduce the student nurse or graduate nurse to the operating room environment. Emphasis will be placed upon universal precautions and standards, principles of aseptic technique, sterilization, disinfection, care and handling of instruments, patient positioning, electrosurgery, radiation protection, laser safety, circulating duties, anesthesia, and pre-operative and post-operative monitoring of the patient. This course requires a per credit health career fee; check the tuition and fee schedule for the current rate.


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