Scrubbing up for Orthopaedic Procedures: Preparation and Role of the Scrub Nurse

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About the course

This online lecture looks at the duties of the scrub nurse in detail in orthopedic theatre nursing. It discusses scrubbing up and gloving and also draping and assisting in theatre. It takes a close look at instruments used in orthopedic surgery and the orthopedic surgery itself.

Learning Outcomes

  • Confidence in scrubbing up, gloving up and assisting in orthopedic surgery
  • Understanding of and confidence with orthopedic instrumentation


Alison Mann BSc(Hons) Dip HE CVN RVN

Peer review:

Helen Jenkins FdSc RVN


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