This Perioperative 101 program is a non-credit training program that prepares Registered Nurses that want to specialize and become Operating Room Nurses, to sit through certification through the Association of perioperative Registered Nurse (AORN). A certification in perioperative nursing gives professional nurses the necessary experience and knowledge to succeed in this practice area. The program combines a standardized, evidence-based online instruction developed by the Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses (AORN) with hands-on skill labs taught by Aims community College and a clinical practicum lead by an experienced perioperative nurses at a local health care partner such as UC Health or Banner. The program is delivered in a hybrid format, combining in-class and online learning activities. All books and supplies are included in the cost of this class.