Periop 101

Periop 101: Perioperative Nursing Training Course

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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.

Topics

  • Anesthesia
  • Clinical Reasoning
  • Endoscopic and MIS
  • Environmental Sanitation and Terminal Cleaning
  • Hemostasis, Sponges, and Drains
  • Medications and Solutions
  • Patient and Family Education
  • PeriAnesthesia Nursing
  • Perioperative Assessment
  • Perioperative Health Care Information Management
  • Perioperative Safety: Equipment Focus
  • Perioperative Safety: Introduction
  • Perioperative Safety: Patient Focus
  • Positioning the Patient
  • Preoperative Skin Antisepsis
  • Professionalism
  • Safe Use of Surgical Energy
  • Scrubbing, Gowning, and Gloving
  • Specimens
  • Sterile Technique
  • Sterilization and Disinfection
  • Surgical Draping
  • Surgical Instruments
  • The Perioperative Environment
  • Transmissible Infection Prevention
  • Wound Closure
  • Wound Healing

Practicum Requirements

  • Updated Immunization Record
  • Recent Flu Shot
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Proof of current BCLS certification

Meet the Instructor 

Thereza Ayad - Periop 101 Instructor

Thereza Ayad

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 Manger 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

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