Information Package / Course Catalogue
Operating Room Nursing
Course Code: CHH523
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
Objectives of the Course

Raising awareness related to the concepts and principles of operation room and applications in operation room.

Course Content

Design of operation room, sterilization-disinfection methods, , infection control methods, preparing of surgery team, preparing of operation room and steril equipments, surgery positions, surgery enstruments, suture materials, responsibility of circulate-scrub nurse tasks, ethics and legal topics in operation room.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Rahşan ÇAM
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to explain the desing of operation room
2.To be able to explain sterilization and dezenfection methods in operation room
3.To be able to recognize the basic materials used in operation room
4.To be able to internalize appropriate methods to prevent infection in operation room
5.To be able to comprehend the ethic rules in operation room
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Lewis SL, Dirksen SR, Heitkemper MM, Bucher L, Camera IM (2011) Medical Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, Vol:1, Ed 8, Mosby, St Louis.
2.Phillips NF, Berry EC, Kohn ML (2007) Berry and Kohn’s Operating Room Technique, Ed 11, Mosby, St Louis.
3.Karadakovan, A., Aslan Eti, F (2010) Dahili ve Cerrahi Hastalıklarda Bakım, Nobel Kitabevi, Adana
4.AORN (2011) Perioperative Standards and Recommended Practices, Recommended Practices for Product Selection in Perioperative Practice Setting,
5.Yıldırım, A., Bakır, S (2000) Ameliyathane Hemşireliği, Aşama Matbaacılık, Ankara.
6.Erdil, F., Elbaş, Ö (2001) Cerrahi Hastalıklar Hemşireliği .III.Baskı, Tasarım Ofset, Ankara.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
History of Operation Room Nursing
Week 2 - Theoretical
Design and Structure of Operation Room
Week 3 - Theoretical
Sterilization and Disinfection Methods in Operation Room
Week 4 - Theoretical
Infection Control Procedures In The Operating Room
Week 5 - Theoretical
Tasks, Authority and Responsibilities of Circulate-Scrub Nurse
Week 6 - Theoretical
Preparation of Surgery Team (Surgical Hand Washing, Wearing of Shirt and Gloves)
Week 7 - Theoretical
Preparation Of The Patient In The Operating Room
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Preparation of operation room, surgery area and steril equipment
Week 10 - Theoretical
Surgery Positions
Week 11 - Theoretical
Surgery entruments
Week 12 - Theoretical
Suture Materials
Week 13 - Theoretical
Security of Patient and Personel in Operartion Room
Week 14 - Theoretical
Ethics and Legal Responsibilities in Operation Room
Week 15 - Theoretical
Ethics and Legal Responsibilities in Operation Room
Week 16 - Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory140228
Midterm Examination120222
Final Examination125227
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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