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92341 Introduction to Specialty Practice: Perioperative Nursing

6cp; lectures/laboratories: 4hpw (blended), 80 clinical hours
Requisite(s): (92014 Role Transition and Professional Identity AND 92322 Medical Surgical Nursing) OR (92014 Role Transition and Professional Identity AND 92322 Medical Surgical Nursing) OR (92314 Assessment and Therapeutics in Health Care 2 AND 92322 Medical Surgical Nursing)
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses.
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.



This clinical elective subject is designed to introduce and further student's knowledge and understanding of the nursing management of adults and/or children undergoing surgery. This subject facilitates integration between theory and practice in this specialty area of nursing. It enables students to work within a highly structured and developed area of complex health management as members of a functioning interdisciplinary perioperative team. It also provides students with the opportunity to demonstrate technical competence at a beginning level in the application of safe, effective and efficient use of technology and resources in perioperative nursing practice.

Typical availability

Spring session, City campus

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