Medical/Surgical Orders

LENGTH: 4 weeks
REQUISITES: Prerequisite: Take NRUA-172, NRUA-174, NRUA-175, NRUA-176, NRUA-178. Minimum grade B.
Students will become familiar with common surgical and medical procedures and apply this knowledge directly to order processing. A practical approach to operating room (OR) bookings and the categories of each procedure is taught. The importance of patient preparation for these procedures is emphasized and students will locate the correct preparations for each. Ordering the necessary supplies for procedures done on the unit and the necessary forms required for each procedure will be taught. Students will practice coordinating appointments for patients after discharge including home care visits.

Course Schedule

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