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Bevill State to Offer Peri-Operative Certification Class for Nurses

October 19, 2022

Bevill State Community College Division of Workforce Solutions will begin offering PeriOp 101 Certification classes in the Spring of 2023 on the Sumiton Campus. PeriOp 101 is a 15-week class that serves as an introduction to peri-operative nursing based on the standards of the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses’ (AORN) Peri-Operative Nursing 101 program. The comprehensive and renowned AORN based training is designed for RNs who are interested in working in surgical settings. Potential career pathways include scrub nurse, circulator nurse, outpatient surgery director, operating room director, or other surgical department positions.

Classes will begin on January 9, 2023. Enrolled participants meet two days a week for blended instruction as well as completing clinicals. Upon completion of the course, participants will have acquired the basic knowledge and fundamental skills needed to function in entry-level peri-operative nursing positions. Participants who complete the training are eligible for 41.7 continuing education (CE) contact hours through AORN and are prepared to sit for certification through AORN. Registered Nurses interested in enrolling in this course can register at www.BSCC.edu/programs/workforce-solutions/periop-10. For additional program information, contact Linda Neuman at 800.648.3271, Ext. 5569.

“Bevill State Community College strives to provide pathways with which individuals can rapidly ‘credential up’ in their profession. There is currently a great deal of opportunity in the healthcare field. This PeriOp 101 class prepares Registered Nurses to advance their career in the span of a semester,” stated Dr. Joel Hagood, President of Bevill State.

About Bevill State Community College (BSCC):
Bevill State Community College is a public, two-year, "open door" institution, committed to providing comprehensive education and educational support services for people in West Central Alabama and beyond. Bevill State is a member of the Alabama Community College System. Bevill State's four main campuses, and one instructional site, offer university parallel and applied technology educational opportunities to over one-quarter million people in a seven-county area. This service area spans over 4,600 square miles, from the Birmingham city limits to the Mississippi state line.

For more information contact Tana Collins-Allred at 800.648.3271 ext. 5742 or by email at tana.collins@bscc.edu.  Please visit our website at www.bscc.edu.