Operating Room Nursing Standards of Practice and Certification Review Course
April 12 & 13, 2023
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Zoom Online Meeting

Learning Outcome: Participants will be able to correctly identify appropriate nursing interventions for selected patient care situations in the operating room based on current standards of care.

  • Develop skills to improve test taking strategies for the CNOR Exam.
  • Identify key concepts in preoperative assessment and diagnosis.
  • Identify effective communication strategies that will promote quality patient outcomes.
  • Discuss expected outcomes and develop an individualized operating room nursing care plan.
  • Recognize basic concepts regarding intraoperative skills and techniques.
  • Discuss the role of an operating room nurse in maintaining regulatory compliance for patient safety as a nursing professional.
  • Describe the responsibility of a nurse in creating and maintaining a sterile field.
  • Describe the role of an operating room nurse in surgical emergencies, including care of the trauma patient requiring surgical intervention.
  • Identify the role of an operating nurse in preventing postoperative complications.
  • Discuss the importance of intraoperative safety.