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2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Surgical Scrub Nursing, Career Studies Certificate Program

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Purpose: This curriculum is designed to prepare Licensed Practical Nurses to work as surgical scrub nurses, assisting surgeons in performing surgical procedures. Duties of the surgical scrub nurse may be performed in operating rooms, ambulatory centers, central supply, labor and delivery area, catheterization laboratories, private physicians’ offices, and other areas where invasive procedures are performed.

Occupational Objective: To obtain employment as a surgical scrub nurse in a variety of area health care agencies.

Admission Requirements: All students will be required to demonstrate college readiness through transcript review or informed self-placement.  Based on this review students may request or be required to enroll in prerequisite or corequisite math and/or English courses. Students must be a Licensed Practical Nurse in Virginia. The program requires additional expenditures for the student’s health assessment, immunizations, urine drug screen, criminal background report, student liability insurance, lab coat and program ID badges.

Surgical Scrub Nursing Curriculum:

Total Minimum Credits: 16

1 This course includes a 90 hour preceptorship requirement.

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