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Perioperative Nursing CertificateOFFERED ONLINE
Loyalist College Certificate

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This program develops and enhances the nurse’s knowledge and skill in the area of perioperative nursing. The program outcomes are intended for licensed nurses who are currently working in a Perioperative Nursing role in a hospital OR, or who have, prior to beginning the program, secured employer support to complete a perioperative nursing placement. Note: Placement is completed on a full-time basis over a 4-week period.

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Current RN or RPN registration

Please note: Proof of the above is required in order to go on placement, graduate from this program and receive your Certificate


Applicants must also have completed an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (30 credits) or an Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma or the equivalent, with credits at the college or general level, or mature student status as defined.

Applicants who are 19 years of age on the first day of classes in the year of admission, and who do not have an OSSD, are considered as mature applicants. Such applicants must complete the required subjects for admission. If they lack the required subjects, they may be requested to write a diagnostic test.
NOTE: Applicants who are not Canadian citizens or who do not have permanent residence status are not considered under this clause.
HLTH 8155Perioperative Nursing 1
HLTH 8156Perioperative Nursing 2
HLTH 8157Perioperative Nursing 3
HLTH 8158Perioperative Nursing 4
LMSP 8001Distance Placement Orientation
WKPL 8003Perioperative Nursing Placement (150 hours)

Students must provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 in order to be approved for placement.

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Please note:
Courses are listed above in the recommended order of completion
Students must obtain a grade of 75% or higher in each course to obtain this certificate
Students have seven years to complete the certificate requirements
Courses may not be available every semester
Students are responsible for costs incurred to meet placement prerequisites and requirements, including travel expenses and parking fees
For more information, contact 613-969-1913 or 1-888-569-2547 ext. 2185, distance@loyalistcollege.com

The following courses are currently available and listed in alpha order below by course code.

HLTH 8155

Perioperative Nursing 1

HLTH 8156

Perioperative Nursing 2

HLTH 8157

Perioperative Nursing 3

HLTH 8158

Perioperative Nursing 4