Degree Plans - Associate Degree Nursing - Perioperative Nursing Enhanced Skills Certificate
The Associate Degree Nursing AAS offered by El Centro College is a requirement prior to this Enhanced Skills Certificate.
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Degree Plan Code: ES.NURS.PERIOP.INTERN
This two-semester program offers registered and graduate nurses the opportunity to acquire additional theory and skills required for patient care in the surgical setting. The perioperative approach to patient care is employed. Principles of surgical asepsis, patient care, use of surgical supplies and equipment, and ethical/legal aspects are presented. The emphasis of the program is on the scrub and circulating roles in perioperative nursing. Nurses enrolled in this program must hold a current license from the Board on Nursing for the State of Texas, or be a graduate of a nursing program eligible for the next NCLEX-RN examination.
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Nurses enrolled in this program must hold a current license from the Board on Nursing for the State of Texas, or be a graduate of a nursing program eligible for the next NCLEX-RN examination. Current CPR certification.
Note: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.