- Program Description
- Program of Studies / Mandatory Courses
- Admission and Registration
- Learning Outcomes
- Next Steps
- Field Placement / Clinical
- Frequently Asked Questions
- College Resources
- Program Contact
Learn to function effectively as a perioperative nurse!
Operating rooms are becoming more complex, making specialized perioperative nursing education increasingly more important. Gain the knowledge and skills needed to perform successfully in the operating room.
Combining theory and hands-on clinical and lab experience, this Graduate Certificate will help you learn the guiding principals and practices of working in the operating room, including aseptic techniques, sterilization, surgical intervention and more.
Admission and Registration
You do not need to apply to begin this program. Simply ensure you meet the requirements listed on the Admission Requirements webpage prior to registering.
Fall (September) and Winter (January) intakes are available.
Current RN/RPN registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
Interested in taking a single course? Provided you have the appropriate prerequisites, the courses in this program can be taken individually.
Mohawk Pathways offers a diverse range of programs to further your studies. Students that graduate from any of the following programs are eligible to enroll in the Perioperative Nursing program:
View the pathways map (PDF) which shows how the identified program can lead to future program choices. Equivalences and/or course exemptions may apply. Prerequisite courses and/or minimum averages may be required.
For details on related occupations, job market information and career opportunities, visit the Government of Canada Job Bank (opens in new window).
Field Placement / Clinical
You MUST register for Preplacement/Clinical Service (HLTH10223), which is not part of the program of study, to complete required health clearances prior to registering for a clinical.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Continuing Education FAQ
- Where can I find more information on registering?
- What is the fee structure?
- How can I apply for an exemption?
- Can I obtain credit for learning obtained outside a traditional classroom?
- Where can I find more information on online learning and exams for online courses?
- How do I apply to graduate?
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