Periop 101: A Core Curriculum™ OR


Build A Strong Evidence-Based Clinical Foundation

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

The course combines hybrid (online and in-person) education that has been developed using AORN Guidelines for Perioperative Practice to provide RNs with an evidence-based, comprehensive clinical foundation to ensure optimal outcomes for surgical patients.

The program is developed, researched and continually updated to reflect the latest AORN Guidelines for Perioperative Practice and includes graduate-level QSEN competencies.

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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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 OR – 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 OR can help support your nurses, educators, and patients – connect with AORN today.

Learners 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 perioperative 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
  • Administrator teaching guides      

Course Information:

Continuing Education Available: 39.8 CH
This program is approved for up to 39.75 hours of AEUs and up to 39.75 hours of IPCHs by BASC Provider # 0102.

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