Perioperative Nursing


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Become part of the surgical team as an operating room nurse! This comprehensive course has been designed to provide Registered Nurses a thorough introduction to perioperative nursing. AORN’s Periop 101: A Core Curriculum online program is combined with lab experience in a simulated operating room and a clinical practicum to give nurses a well-rounded training experience. Discover the skills in patient assessment, critical thinking, and decision-making needed for the nurse to provide safe care for the surgical patient. Upon completion, nurses will receive a Certificate of Completion from AORN and Anoka Technical College for all contact hours.

Dates:         January 10 – April 19, 2024
Class:          January 10 – February 21
Live Virtual: Wednesdays | 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Anoka Technical College: Saturday, February 3, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Clinical:       February 26 – April 19, 2024
Day shifts; 64 total hours; schedule determined with clinical site

Requirements: Registered Nurse with current license, Basic computer skills, internet access, vaccination records, BLS certification, and background study (additional $10.50 fingerprinting fee).

Recommended course texts (wait until class has started before purchasing): AORN’s Guidelines for Perioperative Practice, latest edition

Bring to Class:

Recommended course texts (wait until class has started before purchasing): AORN’s Guidelines for Perioperative Practice, latest edition

Bring to Class: Vaccination records, BLS certification

Course Location:
Anoka Technical College
1355 W Highway 10
Anoka, MN 55303
Classroom 304H

Day(s): Varied Schedule

Time: 6:00 PM

Sessions: 10

Cost: $2,499.00

Instructor: Melissa Bailey

Dates & Times:

1/10/2024   6:00PM – 8:30PM Online
1/17/2024   6:00PM – 8:30PM Online
1/24/2024   6:00PM – 8:30PM Online
1/31/2024  6:00PM – 8:30PM Online
2/3/2024  9:00AM – 4:00PM Anoka Technical College – 304 – Classroom Lab
2/7/2024   6:00PM – 8:30PM Online
2/14/2024   6:00PM – 8:30PM Online
2/21/2024  6:00PM – 8:30PM Online
2/26/2024  12:00AM – 12:00AM Clinicals Start
4/19/2024   12:00AM – 12:00AM Clinicals End