Periop 101: Perioperative Nursing Training Course
The Perioperative Nursing Training Course (Periop 101) is offered as a blended course with online modules created by the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN), simulation skills activities at the new state of the art simulation center on the University of Massachusetts Medical School Campus, as well a clinical preceptor experience at local hospitals/surgical centers.
Each student receives a free, one-year membership to AORN so they can take advantage of other learning resources and member benefits throughout the program as well as required course text books.
- Updated Immunization Record
- Recent Flu Shot
- Criminal Background Check
- Proof of current BCLS certification
- Current RN license
Meet the Instructor
Thereza has been in the operating room setting since 2001 and held various positions as a Staff Nurse, Charge Nurse, Clinical Nurse Educator, and Assistant Nurse Manager all in the perioperative setting. Thereza has a BA in Anthropology, BSN in Nursing, MSN in nursing education and currently working toward a DNP.
"Thereza was one of the most kind, patient and knowledgeable instructors I've encountered. Being able to see her during my clinical was an added bonus as she was always available to answer anything I asked. I'm so glad I took your course."
Mindy Vezeau, Periop 101 Student
"Professor Ayad is a wonderful teacher! She is patient, kind, and I fully enjoyed being her student."
Tina Hayat Benali, Periop 101 Student