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Periop 101: A Core Curriculum™ ASC

Provide ASC-Specific Standardized Perioperative Education

Periop 101: A Core Curriculum ASC is the premier perioperative education program for nurses entering the ambulatory setting. It fully prepares nurses with consistent, current information in the classroom and online, and clinical experience to reinforce what they've learned.

The course provides ambulatory surgery nurses an evidence-based, comprehensive clinical foundation - including pre-op and post-op care - to ensure optimal outcomes for patients.

The program is developed, researched, and continually updated to reflect the latest AORN Guidelines for Perioperative Practice. Graduate-level QSEN competencies are also included.

Hospitals and ambulatory centers that use Periop 101 report quality improvement, reduced training time for staff and educators; and stronger recruitment and retention.

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Course Details:

Students will learn:

  • Standardized education developed from the evidence-based Guidelines for Perioperative Practice to improve patient and workplace safety
  • To integrate patient and worker safety processes for use throughout the perioperative continuum
  • Performance skills necessary to excel in the ambulatory surgery team environment

The comprehensive perioperative course includes: 

  • Highly interactive online modules
  • Textbook content
  • Hands-on skills labs
  • Clinical practicum
  • Group activities
  • Study guides
  • Clinical technique video demonstrations

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Course Information and Outcomes 
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Course Learning Plan
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Continuing Education Available:  40.3 CHs
This program is approved for up to 40.25 hours of AEUs and up to 40.25 hours of IPCHs by BASC Provider # 0102.

Set Your New Nurses Up for Success
Improve their transition into the ambulatory surgery setting – each student receives a one-year AORN Membership to complement their curriculum. Benefits include more than 200 CNE contact hours and guideline resources.     

To learn more about how Periop 101: A Core Curriculum ASC can help support your nurses, educators, and patients – connect with AORN today.

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