Surge into the Future as an Operating Room Nurse

Course ID: ORN

120 Contact Hours

Course Dates

Future dates will be available in the Fall 2021 semester. Join our mailing list to be notified when new dates are scheduled and open for registration.

Location: Online (subject to change based on Rutgers University operating status)

Registration Fee (per session)

  • $3,500 – General Registration
  • $2,975 – Rutgers School of Nursing Faculty, Students, Preceptors, and Alumni
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A ten-week immersion course for nurses who would like to work in an Operating Room.  Spend time learning how to provide high quality, patient centered care through classroom, simulation, and operating room experiences.

Goals of the course include:

Comprehensive classroom instruction including non-technical skills, team coordination, communication and critical thinking. 

Students will learn how to integrate into the main operating rooms with basic skills and training, and the support of trained preceptors and hospital educators.

Simulation scenarios are incorporated throughout the course to integrate classroom discussion, and skills into the OR setting.

Students will receive AORN Periop 101 modules.

Hospital CNO, Directors of Perioperative Services and Recruiters please contact us via email or call 973-972-6655

Planners and Speakers have no conflicts of interest to disclose regarding this educational activity.

There is no commercial support or sponsorship for this activity.


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In support of improving patient care, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Jointly Accredited Provider