Academic-Practice Partnerships to Reduce the Shortage of Operating Room Nurses

Video Author:Linda Plank, PhD, RN, NEA-BC

Published on:December 04, 2018

The operating room (OR) is a unique practice environment for nurses; however, many nursing programs no longer include OR nursing in the curriculum. This is unfortunate because ORs in the U.S. are experiencing shortages of nurses. Watch this video to learn how this school provided learning experiences in the OR for students through an academic-practice partnership. In the article Dr Plank also discusses varies types of OR experiences for students that schools might consider.