Surgical Nursing

Surgical nursing, also known as perioperative nursing that focuses on care before, during and right after surgical and diagnostic procedures. It is a challenging and dynamic sector that offers many opportunities for learning and professional growth. Surgical nurses assist with all aspects of surgery including cardiac surgery, oncology, neurosurgery, pediatrics, general surgery, ophthalmology, dental, orthopedics, urology and many more. Surgical nurses are in high demand. Nurse’s salaries depend on their level of education, years of experience, employer and where they live and work.

Working Areas

  • Hospitals
  • Ambulatory surgery centers
  • Clinics
  • Physician offices