Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements
  1. Minimum: Bachelor’s degree in a health related field
  2. Unencumbered Nursing licensure in State of practice
  3. Personal liability insurance
  4. ACLS and BLS
  5. 2 letters of recommendation
  6. 2 years’ Operating Room (OR) or advanced practice nursing experience

Additional requirement prior to the completion of the program is obtaining the CNOR credential

Scope of Practice of the RNFA:

The RNFA functions as part of the perioperative nursing practice. Perioperative nursing is a specialized practice.

The RNFA further refinements include: (under the direction of a surgeon)

  • Handling tissue
  • Providing exposure
  • Using instruments
  • Suturing
  • Providing hemostasis