This eight-week course is designed to train the experienced perioperative nurse in the orthopedic specialty surgeries.

Course Components

  • Basic OR/ortho terminology
  • Planes and movement of the body
  • Anatomy of bones and muscle
  • Case setup
  • Instrumentation and major orthopedic sets
  • Transfer, positioning devices and patient positioning
  • Patient prep
  • Use of specialized equipment and troubleshooting
  • Scrubbing/circulating orthopedic cases

For more information, contact the Human Resources Department.