Operating room nursing is a specialized area in which a nurse provides quality care to a patient before, during and after a surgery. An operating room nurse must have certain skills from other nurses for providing care of a patient before surgery, during surgical procedures and post surgery.
Operating room nursing certificate program prepare a nurse to learn basics of anesthesia, and safety in the operating room, surgical environment, operating room safety and needles and sutures.
- Introduction to perioperative nursing
- Perioperative assessment
- Aseptic techniques
- Operating room safety
- Preoperative care
- Postoperative care
- Needles, sutures & equipment