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Basics of Sterility and Aseptic Techniques NSPO 1110

Nursing Specialty Perioperative Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

This is the first badge for the Sterile Field and the Aseptic Environment (SFAE) microcredential. In this badge, learners will receive a fundamental introduction to the aseptic environment, covering environmental controls and sterilized items. Learners will explain how sterility and asepsis are used to maintain a safe environment for clients, self, and others. The focus of this badge is on practical knowledge within an environment ranging from semi-restricted to unrestricted. The badge concludes with a final quiz to allow an opportunity for learners to apply the badge concepts in a virtual simulated scenario. Subsequently, participants can progress to NSPO 1120, where they will further enhance their understanding and develop strategies applicable to a restricted setting, such as the perioperative environment.​

Prerequisite(s)

  • Completion of grade 11.

Credits

1.5

Domestic fees

$449.16

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of NSPO 1110 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 69474

Duration

Start any time

  • 4 weeks
  • CRN 69474
  • Domestic fees $449.16
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Continuous Entry, Distance or Online

This is an online learning course. Start any time. You have 4 weeks from the date you register to complete this course.

Instructor

Valerie Johnson

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$449.16

Important information
  1. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify the common sources of contamination in the aseptic environment.
  • Explain the principles of asepsis related to maintaining environmental controls.
  • Explain the significance of cleaning, disinfection, and sterilization in client care and the prevention of infection.
  • Differentiate between disinfection and sterile requirements for client care.
  • Identify if sterilized items are safe for client care.
  • Identify the potential hazards, and prevention strategies related to asepsis and sterility for self and others.
  • Explain the importance of personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Apply sterile and aseptic techniques in a virtual clinic setting.

Effective as of Winter 2024

Related Programs

Basics of Sterility and Aseptic Techniques (NSPO 1110) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Sterile Field and the Aseptic Environment
    Microcredential Part-time

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