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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Learners Will Learn:

  • Standardized education developed from the evidence-based AORN 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 Periop Onboarding Program Includes:

  • Highly interactive online modules
  • Textbook content
  • Hands-on skills labs
  • Clinical practicum
  • Group activities
  • Study guides
  • Administrator teaching guides
  • Clinical technique video demonstrations
  • Preceptor training and supporting resources
  • One-year AORN Membership for learners

Course Information:

Continuing Education Available: 40.3 CH
This program is approved for up to 40.3 hours of AEUs and up to 10.8 hours of IPCHs by BASC Provider #0102.

Periop 101- Digital Badge

Periop 101 BadgeAfter successful completion of the course, learners can showcase their verified perioperative skills on their resume and social channels with AORN’s Periop 101 digital badge.

Set Your New Nurses Up for Success

Improve their transition into the ambulatory surgery setting – each learner 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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