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NURS 264 Perioperative Nursing

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Registered Nursing

The courses NURS 211, 212, 221, 222, 225, 231, 232, 235, 241, 242, 245, 620, 815, 816, 817, 818, and 819 are open only to those students accepted in the Associate Degree Nursing Program (see Index: Nursing, A. S. Degree for admission requirements). A grade of C or higher is necessary for progression in the sequence. Upon graduation, the candidate receives an Associate in Science degree and is eligible to take the National Council Licensing Exam (NCLEX).

Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

This semester course provides entry-level knowledge required to work as a novice practitioner in perioperative nursing. Course focuses on the theoretical framework of perioperative nursing and is intended to be taken in conjunction with NURS 265, the clinical preceptorship. Lab practice is included. Extra supplies may be needed. (Spring only)

Units: 7
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 112-126
  • Lab hours/semester:
  • Homework hours/semester: 224-252
Prerequisites: Current RN license or acceptance into the course by the Nursing Department.
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU