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Southwestern College’s Peri-operative Nursing Program has been offered since August 2011 and follows the AORN's PERIOP 101 curriculum. The program has widely received acknowledgment from the community for its signature Perioperative Nurses training. 

It is helpful if students have clinical sponsors and applicants are  strongly recommended to have current basic nursing skills in all of the following areas; starting IV’s, administration of medication through IV, basic dosage calculations, taking vital signs, foley catheter placement, blood transfusions, dressing changes and interpersonal communication skills.

Upon completion of certification requirements, the graduate is eligible to apply to take the AORN Periop 101 certification examination for Registered Nursing.

Fall 2016 application period: January 25, 2016 at 9am - April 22, 2016 at 11am

CLICK HERE FOR THE ORN APPLICATION

CLICK HERE FOR PHYSICAL EXAM/IMMUNIZATION FORMS

CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION PERIODS

 We would like to invite public comments about our nursing program in writing or per e-mail to the College or directly to the AORN. Contact information is provided below. 

Southwestern College Nursing Program
Attn: Higher Education Center at Otay Mesa
8100 Gigantic St
San Diego Ca 92154 
(619) 482-6352
(619) 216-6603 (fax)
 
Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses
2170 South Parker Rd, Suite 400, Denver, CO 80231
Phone: 1-800-755-2676 | Local 303-755-6300 | Fax: 800-847-0045
 
Last updated: 7/1/2015 8:03:33 AM