Principles of Intraoperative Nursing
To enable Registered Nurses to further develop their knowledge and skills relating to perioperative nursing, specifically intraoperative nursing care.
Apply knowledge of normal physiology and the pathophysiological processes that impact on the patient undergoing surgery.
Demonstrate safe practice with specialty equipment and/or when undertaking procedures.
Critically reflect on the professional role of the nurse in the intraoperative management of patient care.
Critically evaluate literature, including research, to provide evidence for best practice related to intraoperative nursing care.