Center for Continued Nursing Learning


Join the Surgical Team

Interest Meeting

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

10:30 am in the University Center, Room 201

Are you interested in a perioperative nursing experience?

If you have dreamed of a challenging career in an operative setting, this program is for you. Join the Surgical Team (Introduction to Perioperative Nursing) is a patient-centered study of the nursing care required for an individual undergoing surgical intervention. The course will assist the student to develop knowledgeof aseptic technique and goals of surgical care as it relates to the patient insurgery. The student will gain an understanding of their role as a member of the perioperative health team, as well as an awareness of the role of the professional nurse in the perioperative arena of care.

Please mark your calendar for Wednesday, February 13, 2013 and come to the Join the Surgical Team Interest Meeting in the University Center, Room 201. Shirley Aikin, MSN, RN, the course coordinator, will give an overview of the course and be available to answer your questions about perioperative nursing.

The course fee is payable directly to PLU CNE.  The course is open to PLU students with Junior II or higher standing for Summer Term 2013, CNAs and RNs from the community. All health requirements must be current for Summer Term.

SCHEDULE:  Everyday-Weekdays:  June 3 to June 28, 2013 6:30 am - 4:30 pm.

COURSE FEES AND CREDIT:  $ 1,200 for 4 semester hours or 131.9 Contact Hours


For more information: Contact Jessica Immerman, 253-535-7683,or email or Shirley Aikin, 253-475-8380 or email at

HOW TO REGISTER: Call Jessica Immerman at 253-535-7683 or fill out the registration form to the right and mail it with a check to:  Pacific Lutheran University, Continuing Nursing Education, 12180 Park Avenue South,Tacoma, WA  98447-0003.