A program that prepares registered nurses to provide care to patients before and during surgery, and provide tableside assistance to surgeons. Includes instruction in operating room safety and preparation, aseptic technique, anesthesia, patient preparation, surgical instruments and procedures, sterilization and disinfecting, surgical drugs and solutions, hemostasis, emergency procedures, and patient/family education.
|Rank||School Name||Students||% of Total||Total On-Campus Cost|
|1||University of Pennsylvania||20||0%||$61,800|
|2||El Centro College||14||1%||$2,960|
|3||Baptist Health System School of Health Professions||10||3%||N/A|
|4||University of Michigan-Ann Arbor||9||0%||$26,240|
|5||Delaware County Community College||6||0%||$6,270|
|6||Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo||2||0%||$5,505|
|7||Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce||1||0%||$13,762|
|8||Oakton Community College||1||0%||$4,029|
This list indicates the number of students that completed the Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.