RPN Operating Room 7945

Program Name RPN Operating Room
Category Health Professionals
Program Number 7945
Description The RPN perioperative nursing program curriculum is current, innovative and reflects the trends and changes that are occurring in the perioperative workplace. The program will provide you with online theory, a hands on simulated operating room lab experience and a clinical placement/practicum within teaching or acute care community hospital operating rooms.

Graduates of this program will function as entry-level scrub nurse practitioners. Graduates will be prepared to function in a variety of specialty areas such as acute care hospital operating rooms, labour and delivery suites, ambulatory practice settings and private surgery clinics.

Admission Current College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) Certificate of Registration.
Practical Nursing Program graduates with pending CNO registration may apply to the program but must have their CNO registration and documentation complete before enrolling and attending the clinical practicum (NP-410).

One year of recent post-graduate clinical nursing experience is strongly recommended.
Notes All clinical placement requirements must be completed prior to entrance to the practicum.

Format for Fall theory (NP-413) is in class on Mondays and Lab(NP-414) on Saturdays.

Winter and Summer: Theory (NP-413) online, Lab (NP-414) on Saturdays (click on the course name for the dates)

5 week student practicum (NP-410) to start after the completion of NP-413 and NP-414. This course is not available for PLAR.

*NP-413 and NP-414 must be taken together.

Contact Telephone 416-289-5000 Ext. 3357
Contact Email healthstudies.pt@centennialcollege.ca

Elective Courses

Course Code Course Name
There are no elective courses currently associated with this program.