Perioperative (Master of Advanced Clinical Nursing)



Perioperative nurses care and support patients in pre-operative, intraoperative and post-operative environments. A perioperative nurse assists patients in preparing both physically and mentally before surgery, monitors the patient along with the surgical team during the procedure, and provides care and monitoring during recovery.

As a perioperative nurse you will critically assess and manage elective and emergency patients undergoing complex and specialty surgical procedures. You may work as a circulating nurse, instrument nurse or as a pre-admission or day surgery nurse. An advanced understanding of pharmacological therapies, monitoring and post-operative anesthesia care also prepares you for work as an anesthetic nurse or in a post anesthesia care unit (PACU).

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