Professional Practice Technical Challenges

Instrumentation

Advanced Course for Operating Room Nurses

21-P10
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June 17th 2021 - September 17th 2021
COURSE COORDINATORS
Bruno Nogueira (RN) , 
Mafalda Sérgio (StdPhD, MSc,RN)
COURSE PRESENTATION
This hands-on course aims to develop specific surgical skills for nurses in the operating room in different surgical areas.

The course includes three independent modules: Orthopedics, ORL and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, which covers a variety of different pathologies.

Each module is divided in two parts. The first part is dedicated to the specialty theoretical component and  second part to the practical component on cadaver lab.

This hands-on component was designed to enhance the development of skills such as positioning, preparation of the instrumentation table and handling of instruments and support equipment.

The training in cadaver Lab will run in parallel with the courses for medical doctors in each of the selected specialties.
TARGET AUDIENCE
Nurses with professional experience in the Operating Room
LEARNING OBJECTIVES >> KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS TO DEVELOP
  1. Develop skills in the area of circulation ;
  2. Prepare the instrumentation table, according to the specificity of each surgery;
  3. Develop skills and acquire autonomy in instrumentation
  4. Identify and handle the instruments and equipment used during the surgery; Practice the
  5. instrumentation techniques in Cadaver Lab with the guidance of a tutor
ADMISSION CRITERIA
> Curriculum analysis:

> Experience in the operating room

> Professional Experience

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