This program provides Registered Nurses (RN) with the necessary knowledge and expertise to care for clients in perioperative settings. The program consists of theoretical and lab components, a transition to practice course and 210 hours of clinical practicum in a perioperative setting - unique components of this program.

This program is intended for students who are working in a hospital setting and can make arrangements for a field placement at their current place of employment.

Please Note: As of August 1, 2015 Lambton College will no longer be sourcing field placements for new students in this program.

Admission Requirements

Current and valid RN registration in Canada within the jurisdiction where the student will be completing the program practicum.

Note: Students are encouraged to declare their program of choice with the Registrar's Office when registering for their first course. Students must declare their program of choice by the time they complete the third course in any one program. Applications for this program are not accepted through ontariocolleges.ca.

Employment Opportunities

Nurses are the largest group of health care providers in Canada. Registered Nurses provide direct nursing care to patients, deliver health education programs and provide consultative services regarding issues relevant to the practice of nursing. Registered Nurses may specialize in areas such as Perioperative Nursing.