Periop internship programs - how is your's structured?Register Today!
- by joeypn Feb 17I'm in a Periop internship program and was curious about how other programs operate.....In our's we spent the first 7 weeks alternating between the Periop 101 course modules and shadowing in the OR with a regular preceptor. We now rotate thru the services spending about 3 weeks in each one - there is no classroom time spent reviewing anatomy, procedures, instruments, etc. during this time....is this the way most internships work? Looking for other ways that may help improve our's....... Thanks
- Mar 5 by citylights89Well, at my hospital, the OR people had to attend the hospital wide GN classes with the other non-OR people. On the days when the other GNs were on their unit, we were in our OR class. After about 4 weeks, the general GN classes were complete and we spend another couple of weeks solely in OR classes. After that, we are with our preceptors for 8 weeks, then rotate through some other areas of the OR.
- Mar 9 by Fun2RN,BSNIt depends on the number of interns. The classroom setting is about three weeks that included PeriOp 101, draping, instruments, supplies, etc, and shadowing in SPD, Pre-OP, PACU, and in the OR. After that, the rotations are balanced out depending on the number of interns, and the number of specialties.