Perioperative nurses at Cleveland Clinic work in a dynamic environment where more than 200,000 surgeries are performed each year. To ensure they are ready, they receive a solid base of training.
Cleveland Clinic’s Simulation and Advanced Skills Center trained more than 39,000 caregivers last year and 64 percent of them were nurses. New facilities, courses and technologies ensure those numbers will continue to rise.
Training raises nurses’ confidence and competence when caring for transgender patients. Here’s what they’ve learned and the biggest changes they’ve made.
In 2017 the Zielony Nursing Institute launched a career shadowing program for high school students to great success. The program is being done in collaboration with the Howley Family Foundation and Cuyahoga Community College.