Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
220003132014OPERATING ROOM NURSINGElective355
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Operating room nurses in this field provide care and support to patients before, during, and after surgery. These nurses are responsible for maintaining a sterile environment in the operating room, monitoring the patient during surgery, and coordinating care throughout the process. They are also responsible for making sure the OR team provides the patient with the best care possible. This Course prepares student Nurses to function as competent team members in the perioperative operating room. The Theory components are done concurrently during the 14 week program.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. Meryem Yavuz van Giersbergen
Learning Outcomes
1Be able to explain the main issues about operating room
2To learn the patient care aspects in operating room
3be able to direct the patient care in operating room
4To have knowledge about safety quality in operating room
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Bu öğrenme etkinliği, öğrenciye: a) Ameliyathane hemşireliğinin ve gelecekteki hemşirelik uygulamalarını nasıl etkileyeceğini yansıtır. b) Hemşirelik programı boyunca ameliyathane hemşireliği öğrenme faaliyetlerine katılımını teşvik eder. c) Ameliyathane hemşireliği bilgi, teori ve pratik becerilerinin geliştirilmesinin önemini kabul eder. d) Ameliyathane hemşireliği teorisi ve pratiğinde yetkinlik geliştirme ihtiyacını tanır.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction The Course
2Basic Concepts in Operating Room Nursing
3Patient Safety and Risk Management
4Patient Safety and Risk Management
5Workplace Issues and Staff Safety
6Workplace Issues and Staff Safety
7Enviromental Safety in Operating Room
8Examination
9Infection Prevention and Control in the Perioperative Setting
10English: Infection Prevention and Control in the Perioperative Setting
11Positioning The Patient for Surgery
12Sutures, Needles and Insturement
13Specimens
14Enviromental Sanitation and Terminal Cleaning
15Surgical Modalities
16English: Final Examination
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Rothrock J.C (2011) Alexander's Care of the Patient in Surgery, 14th Edition. Elsevier Mosby 2. AORN Perioperative Standards and Recommended Practices, 2011 Edition 3. AORN Independent Study Guide Based on the Perioperative Standards and Recommended Practices, 2011 Edition 4. Mark L. Phippen, Maryann M. Papanier Wells, Competency & Credentialing Institute, Brenda C. Ulmer. (2009) Competency for Safe Patient Care during Operative and Invasive Procedures 5. Essentials of Perioperative Nursing (2009) Jones & Bartlett Publishers 6. Berry and Kohn's Operating Room Technique,(2007) 11th Edition Mosby
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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Language of Instruction
English
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination12525
Reading22652
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)137
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