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Specialty Nursing (Perioperative)

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time/Distance & Online Learning School of Health Sciences


BCIT’s in-depth, industry tailored Perioperative nursing specialty program combines innovative e-Learning with the high, quality, hands-on learning for which BCIT is known. If you are a registered nurse with an industry sponsor and want to advance your skills in perioperative nursing, our program is for you. We prepare registered nurses to work in this highly specialized area of patient care. Working in operating rooms, perioperative nurses provide safe and compassionate care for patients undergoing surgery. In the pre-, intra-, and immediate post-operative periods, perioperative nurses are a main source of information and support for patients and their families.

Program delivery mode: online

  • This program will be delivered online for the coming semester.

Your education is our priority and we will continue to deliver the applied instruction, collaborative experience, and industry connections that you expect from BCIT.

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About the program

The BCIT Nursing Specialty Bachelor of Science (BSN) is a combination of our advanced certificate program and our specific academic BSN courses. Choose to complete both concurrently or study in the order that works best for you.

Visit Nursing Specialty BSN for information about the required academic courses.

Visit Perioperative Health Nursing Advanced Certificate for information about the required specialty courses and clinicals.

Entrance Requirements

Costs & Supplies

Face respirator fit testing – approx $25 per year; annual re-fitting required.


Graduating & Jobs

Health Match BC

Health Match BC is a new service that helps recent specialty nursing graduates find work within BC. Funded by the provincial government, Health Match BC prioritizes the hiring of BC nursing graduates. For more information, download the Health Match BC [PDF].

Faculty, Advisors & Staff

Cindy Chiang, MSN, RN
Program Head
Toll-free: 800-663-6542 x 6706

Stephanie Strong
Program Assistant
Toll-free: 800-663-6542 x 8875

Contact Us

Stephanie Strong
Program Assistant
Toll-free: 800-663-6542 x 8875

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