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Columbus State Community College

614-287-5485 614-287-5405 (fax)

 

https://catalog.cscc.edu/programs/Registered%20Nurse%20First%20Assistant%20Certificate

 

Registered Nurse First Assistant (NURC 1901, 1902)

A nurse completing this course will be able to:

 Act effectively and safely as a first assistant in surgery

 Meet eligibility requirements to take the RNFA certificate examination

 

Registered Nurse First Assistant Certificate

Description

The Registered Nurse First Assistant Certificate prepares the student to act effectively and safely as a first assistant in surgery.  It meets eligibility requirements to take the RNFA certificate examination.

Admission Requirements

Current RN licensure
Two years current perioperative experience
CNOR certified or eligible
Current ACLS or CPR
Liability insurance
Two letters of recommendation

Degree Requirements - (Registered Nurse First Assistant Certificate):

First Semester 4.0 NURC1901 - Registered Nurse First Assistant

This is an intensive web-based program which is designed to provide the experienced perioperative nurse with the advanced preparation and study necessary to assume the role of first assistant. The course is based on AORN's Core Curriculum for the RN First Assistant. The following requirements must be met to enroll in this course: current RN licensure; two years current perioperative experience; CNOR certified or eligible; current ACLS or CPR; liability insurance; two letters of recommendation. Credits 4.0

Lab Fee: $425 Contact Hours: Seminar 1, Lecture 2, Practicum 7

Pre-requisites: None Co-requisites: None

Restrictions Instructor Permission

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Second Semester 4.0 NURC1902 - RNFA Experience in Operating Rm

This course provides the student the continuation of the Web based program for the completion of the RN First Assistant Program. Credits 4.0

Lab Fee: $8 Contact Hours: Seminar 1, Lecture 2, Practicum 7

Pre-requisites: NURC1901 Co-requisites: None Restrictions None

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