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CHU Caen Normandy

School of operating room nurses

The school for operating theater nurses is attached to the University Hospital of Caen Normandy. It provides training for students with a view to obtaining the State Diploma in Operating Room Nurses ( IBODE ).

CHU Caen Normandy

School of operating room nurses

The school for operating theater nurses is attached to the University Hospital of Caen Normandy. It provides training for students with a view to obtaining the State Diploma in Operating Room Nurses ( IBODE ).

The pedagogical team

  • The job

    State Certified Operating Room Nurse

    IBODE A rigorous profession and specific skills

    , the profession of state-certified operating theater nurse has been accessible upon obtaining the state nursing diploma .

    « The operating theater nurse is an expert specialized professional who participates in the care of people undergoing surgical procedures, endoscopies or invasive technical procedures for diagnostic and/or therapeutic purposes. . His skills are implemented within the framework of an exercise in a multi-professional team, in an interventional sector whatever the surgical discipline, or in an associated sector such as sterilization. He/she prepares, organizes and carries out care and activities related to the surgical procedure, pre, per and post intervention. Within their area of ​​expertise, they implement all health and safety measures, taking into account the risks inherent in the specificity of the people treated, the nature of the interventions, working in a protected area, the use specific medical devices and the use of new technologies. »

    Annex 1 Training reference of April 27, 2022.

    State Certified Operating Room Nurse

    IBODE A rigorous profession and specific skills

    , the profession of state-certified operating theater nurse has been accessible upon obtaining the state nursing diploma .

    « The operating theater nurse is an expert specialized professional who participates in the care of people undergoing surgical procedures, endoscopies or invasive technical procedures for diagnostic and/or therapeutic purposes. . His skills are implemented within the framework of an exercise in a multi-professional team, in an interventional sector whatever the surgical discipline, or in an associated sector such as sterilization. He/she prepares, organizes and carries out care and activities related to the surgical procedure, pre, per and post intervention. Within their area of ​​expertise, they implement all health and safety measures, taking into account the risks inherent in the specificity of the people treated, the nature of the interventions, working in a protected area, the use specific medical devices and the use of new technologies. »

    Annex 1 Training reference of April 27, 2022.

  • Training

    Signature

    Approvals and authorizations

    The school is authorized by the President of the Regional Council of Normandy to welcome a promotion of 25 IBODE per year.

    The school is run by a director of care, approved by the president of the Normandy Region . It is competent for approvals and operating authorization for the school.

    The University of Caen Normandie, managing body of the IBODE school, is responsible for the teaching relating to the Master's degree.

    Caen Normandy University training sheet

    Label

    We are QUALIOPI certified

    AFNOR certifies that the CAEN University Hospital Center has been judged to comply with the requirements for carrying out training activities.

    Certificate No. 2022/98983.1

    Disabled

    Training and Disability

    In view of the law of February 2005 for equal rights and opportunities, participation and citizenship of people with disabilities, the principles of non-discrimination and accessibility are applied to training.

    A disability representative is in contact with all the paramedical training structures at the CAEN University Hospital. The students concerned can contact her via the tuition secretariat of their course.

    Vigilant point:

    There is no obligation for the student to communicate their disability situation to their training structure, either at the time of the competition or during their training.

    The disability situation of a candidate or student is confidential, even if it may be a secret shared between professionals of the training structure.

    Duration

    The university training takes place over 20 months in two times 10 months (break during the summer period at the beginning of July until the 1st week of September) .

    The training is given on a full-time basis (35 hours/week) .

    It is divided into 4 semesters.

    The first year (60 ECTS ) is made up of semesters 1 and 2.

    This first year constitutes the basis of knowledge of practice in the operating room. The lessons relate mainly to the Teaching Units (UE): Nursing Sciences and Operating Room, Medical and Surgical Sciences, Coordination of care activities related to peri-operative, pre-, per- and post-operative processes, risk prevention and management, living language and research.

    • Semester 1 : from September to early February
      • 11 weeks of theoretical lessons
      • 9 weeks of internship
      • 1 week off
    • Semester 2 : from the beginning of February to the end of June
      • 15 weeks of theoretical lessons
      • 5 weeks of internship
      • 1 week off

    The second year (60 ECTS ) is made up of semesters 3 and 4. Its objective is professionalization and favors work placements. The lessons focus mainly on complex techniques and the development of paramedical research.

    • Semester 3 : from September to early February
      • 5 weeks of theoretical lessons
      • 15 weeks of internship
      • 1 week off
    • Semester 4 : from the beginning of February to the end of June
      • 2 weeks of theoretical lessons
      • 18 weeks of internship
      • 1 week off
    Training

    Theoretical teaching

    It includes 33 weeks of lessons, i.e. 1,155 hours, 5 blocks of skills:

    • Block 1 Care and implementation of prevention and care activities related to invasive procedures for diagnostic and/or therapeutic purposes
    • Block 2 Implementation of complex surgical assistance techniques during invasive procedures for diagnostic and/or therapeutic purposes
    • Block 3 · Organization and coordination of care activities, of the quality approach and risk prevention in the interventional sectors and associated sectors
    • Block 4 Information and training of professionals in interventional sectors and associated sectors
    • Block 5 · Professional monitoring, research work and conduct of practices improvement initiatives.
    Surgery

    Training in the workplace

    It includes 1,645 hours corresponding to a total of 47 weeks of 35 hours:

    • Bone and joint surgery (8 weeks)
    • Visceral surgery (8 weeks)
    • Centralized sterilization, hospital hygiene, endoscopy, interventional radiology (1 week / discipline)
    • Research (4 weeks)
    • Surgical assistant missions (6 weeks minimum)
    • Internships in other disciplines depending on the student's experience and professional project as well as the school's educational project (17 weeks)
    Objective

    Training aims

    At the end of the training, the operating theater nurse must be able to:

    • to organize, carry out care and activities related to the surgical gesture, pre, per and post interventional with people benefiting from surgical, endoscopic and other invasive technical procedures for diagnostic and/or therapeutic purposes.
    • to implement health and safety measures taking into account the risks inherent in the nature of the interventions and the specificity of the patients, working in a protected area and the use of specific medical devices.
    • to implement the acts and activities falling within its exclusive competence.
    Cost

    Funding

    Training financed either by health establishments, or by OPCOs or by Pôle Emploi, etc.

    Before entering the school, you must make sure of the method of financing your training and of your resources for the duration of your training.

    From the start of the school year in September 2023, those eligible for regional funding (with reference to article 2.1.1 of the attached regulations) benefit from full coverage of the educational cost.

    For non-eligible audiences, the 2023-2024 educational cost will amount to €8,500 for the year.

    A school integrated into a health training centre…

    The operating theater nursing school is part of a training center where are grouped:

    • initial training : nurse, paramedic, nursing assistant, medical electroradiology technician
    • specialty training : nurse anesthetists, childcare worker
    • the training of health managers
    • medical training : medicine, pharmacy, maieutics, speech therapy

    The grouping of these training courses on a single site makes it possible to develop shared and innovative educational activities: lessons and multi-professional internships.

    The building is accessible to people with disabilities. A disability adviser is in contact with all the training structures. The students concerned can contact her via the school secretariat.

    Quality educational support

    The teaching team has opted for personalized support for the students. Indispensable to professionalization, pedagogical monitoring makes it possible to support each student in his learning and in his process of professionalization, to identify at the start of training the professional achievements and to determine the personal training needs, to evaluate personal methods of work, to position itself in its acquisitions according to its results and to readjust.

    A tool for success

    Each student is followed during the training by a referent trainer who accompanies him in the acquisition of his skills. It is conducted individually and/or collectively by the teaching team.

    This follow-up can be organized on a regular basis according to the training stages and at the request of the student or the referent trainer.

    Training

    Innovative teaching methods

    The school has chosen to integrate Open Distance Learning into the training system. A real educational tool, the FOAD facilitates the reflective approach of students. This tool also allows a certain flexibility in access to training content, mobilizes other communication channels and allows collaborative activities.

    Reflexivity and the analysis of practices find meaning in professional training in order to develop the skills necessary for a IBODE .

    By associating reflective practice with the analysis of practices according to the following methods: debriefing (after work on a simulator or after training in a real situation), remediation based on distance learning, and use of the IBODE student internship wonders, and works on the co-construction of the meaning given to the practice and/or the improvement of professional techniques. The training managers therefore seek to mobilize the learner's capacities for analysis, self-assessment and constructive criticism.

    The learning situations proposed to the students are thought out and constructed as a team because it is not only a question of having situations known to all but also of proposing progressive emblematic situations.

    The individualization of the courses is characterized in particular by the choice of internship sites to be favored according to the professional experience of the student. The methods of assignment of courses are known to the students. The school establishes a sequence of internships over the 3 semesters taking into account the training reference system, the educational project, the internship offer and the professional course of each student. Two to three internships will take place at a distance from the reference institution. The students have a course in consultation with the entire promotion and under the supervision of the teaching team. Adjustments can be made based on individual student plans, the internship offer and practical feasibility.

    Optional internships are planned with regard to the student's experience and professional project. They take place in at least 3 different operating sectors.

    The evaluation system

    The evaluations of the teaching units are scheduled at the end of each semester, they are of different types:

    • Written or oral knowledge assessments
    • Individual written or oral analysis of a situation
    • Study of situations with simulated practice
    • Written or oral work on an operating programming situation or management of an economic issue in the operating room
    • Oral presentation from a group work on the realization of a supervision project for students in internship
    • Written and/or oral work based on a professional article in English and abstract of the dissertation
    • Writing a research note
    • Written analysis of a clinical situation involving an ethical or legal question
    • End of studies dissertation
    • Simulated scenario
    • AFGSU Level 2

    Assessments (initial and remedial tests take place at the end of each semester) .

    The evaluation of skills during the internship is carried out using a skills acquisition evaluation booklet.

    The acquisition of the elements of each skill and technical activities is progressive throughout the training, each student can progress at his own pace, provided he meets the minimum requirements laid down in the training order. At the end of the training, all the elements of skills, acts, activities and care techniques must be acquired.

    Each semester, the trainer of the IBODE school responsible for the educational follow-up of the student assesses the acquisitions with him. He advises the student and guides him for the rest of his course. He may be required to modify the course of the internship in view of the elements contained in the portfolio.

    Allocation of training credits ( ECTS )

    The benchmark gives rise to the allocation of credits in accordance with the European Credits Transfer System. The principles governing the allocation of credits are 30 credits per training semester.

    The operating room nurse's state diploma certifies a level validated by obtaining 120 European credits; corresponding to the acquisition of 73 ECTS for theoretical teaching and 47 ECTS for clinical teaching.

    The training credits, associated with teaching units and internships, are awarded by an allocation commission (semestrial Jury) , chaired by the director of the IBODE school .

    The validation of several teaching units of the same block of skills belonging to the same semester can be organized during the same test. The grades corresponding to each teaching unit are then identifiable.

    The student must obtain a mark at least equal to ten out of twenty in the evaluation of each teaching unit for it to be validated.

    To validate each block of skills, the student must validate the teaching units and internships concerned. Depending on the competency blocks concerned, the assessment can be carried out in simulated situations. There can be no compensation between skill blocks.

    The obtaining of the State diploma and the attribution of the master's degree is carried out by the acquisition of 120 ECTS for the 4 semesters of training. It is issued by the University of Caen.

    Journey

    Continuation of courses and outlets

    The operating room nurse most often works in the operating room but can also work in interventional radiology departments. He/she can evolve towards the functions of health executive after 4 years of professional practice.

    Key figures

    Promotion Success
    Promotion : 2023
    Success: 94.08% success rate for all paramedical schools combined
    received / registered
    Promotion : 2020 · 2022
    Success: 100% success
    of which 100% had a job upon obtaining the State Diploma
    Promotion : 2019 · 2021
    Success: 94% success
    of which 100% had a job upon obtaining the State Diploma
    Promotion : 2018 · 2020
    Success: 86% success
    of which 100% had a job upon obtaining the State Diploma
    Promotion : 2017 · 2019
    Success: 85% success
    of which 100% had a job upon obtaining the State Diploma
  • admission

    Preamble

    This selection only allows access to the School of Operating Room Nurses of CHU Caen Normandie. The Caen school is approved for 25 students.

    For the start of the 2023-2025 academic year, the selection tests for operating theater nurse training as defined by the decree of April 27, 2022 relating to training leading to the state diploma of operating theater nurse include:

    • An admissibility test on file and
    • An admission based on an individual interview

    The selection tests assess the aptitude of the candidates to follow the education leading to the State Diploma of Operating Room Nurse.

    The selection for admission to the School of Nursing and Operating Room Nurse is made on the basis of the submission of an eligibility file and an interview, after having submitted an online application via the platform:

    Publication

    Eligibility file

    This eligibility file must include the following documents

    1. Copy of an identity document
    2. A written request to participate in the selection tests
    3. A letter of commitment from the candidate to pay the tuition fees
    4. A resume
    5. Copy of the originals of their titles, diplomas or certificates
    6. For nursing students, the 3rd year schooling certificate from IFSI and on the day of the interview the result of the semester 5 credit allocation committee, and for nurses mentioning a salaried or self-employed practice
    7. Valid level 2 emergency care and action training certificate
    8. A medical certificate of vaccinations in accordance with the regulations in force setting the conditions for immunization of healthcare professionals in France
    9. A file setting out the professional project

    Instructions to follow for the constitution of your file:

    • Your production is in paper format. Two copies must be provided.
    • Your production cannot exceed 5 pages (double-sided)
    • You will use Arial font size 11 with 1.5 line spacing
    • Your file must be paginated
    • The latest deadline to submit your file is Wednesday April 3, 2024 at 5 p.m.

    Exhibits 4, 5, 6 and 9 of the eligibility file are assessed with regard to the training expectations listed in Appendix IV and scored out of 20 points by a pair of evaluators composed of an operating room nurse with a diploma from State with three years of professional experience or a state-certified operating theater nurse and a permanent trainer or a director of an operating theater nursing school.

    Candidates who have obtained a mark greater than or equal to 10 out of 20 are declared eligible.

    All applicants are personally informed in writing whether or not they are eligible for the individual admission interview. Only this letter has legal value.

    Individual admission interview

    The interview in accordance with Article 10 of the Decree of April 27, 2022 relating to training leading to the State diploma of nurse / operating theater nurse, lasts 20 minutes and is scored out of 20 points.

    It includes an oral presentation by the candidate on his professional project scored out of 8 points, followed by an interview with the jury scored out of 12 points. The purpose of this test is to assess the candidate's ability to express themselves and organize their ideas in order to argue coherently on the elements presented in the eligibility file, to assess the candidate's skills and ability to follow the training, to assess the professional project of the candidate and his motivation

    Any mark lower than the average is eliminatory.

    This interview can be carried out via remote communication tools, allowing the identification of the candidates and the members of the jury and guaranteeing the confidentiality of the interview and the debates for the candidates residing in the overseas departments and regions and applying to metropolitan schools.

    Calendar of the selection tests

    • Closing date for registrations : April 3, 2024 inclusive
      Any application received after this date (postmark as proof) will be rejected.
    • Eligibility on file : between April 3 and 11, 2024
    • Eligibility results : April 12, 2024 at 12 p.m.
    • Individual admission interviews : June 11-12 and 13, 2024
    • Publication of results: June 14, 2024 at 12 p.m.

    Candidates who may be admitted to training by derogation

    In addition to the approved theoretical capacity and within the limit of 5% of the approved workforce, may be admitted:

    • Persons holding the state midwifery diploma;
    • Students who have validated the third year of the second cycle of medical studies;
    • Holders of a state nursing diploma and a recognized master's degree.

    For these candidates, the selection process only the admission interview defined in article 10 of the decree of April 27, 2022.

    Registration for the admission interview is done by submitting a file including:

    • A written request to participate in the selection tests
    • Copy of an identity document
    • A resume
    • Copy of the originals of their titles, diplomas or certificates
    • A file setting out the professional project
    • Valid level 2 emergency care and action training certificate
    • A medical certificate of vaccinations in accordance with the regulations in force setting the conditions for immunization of healthcare professionals in France
    • A letter of commitment to pay the tuition fees

    Candidates holding a foreign diploma

    In addition to the approved theoretical capacity and within the limit of 5% of the approved workforce, persons holding a foreign nursing diploma that does not allow them to practice in France may be admitted. To be admitted, these people must take tests to assess their professional level and a test to assess their mastery of the French language.

    These selection tests are organized under the responsibility of the school director, in consultation with the cultural service of the French embassy in the country concerned. The subjects are proposed and corrected by the teaching team of the school chosen by the candidate.

    To register for these tests, people must submit a file containing the following documents:

    • Copy of an identity document
    • A resume
    • Copy of the originals of their titles, diplomas or certificates
    • A file setting out the professional project
    • A medical certificate of vaccinations in accordance with the regulations in force setting the conditions for immunization of healthcare professionals in France
    • Proof of financial and medico-social coverage for the duration of the studies
    • A letter of commitment to pay the tuition fees

    The documents must be translated by a translator approved by the French courts or authorized to intervene with the judicial or administrative authorities of a Member State of the European Union or of a State party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area or of the Swiss Confederation or the Principality of Andorra.

    Candidates with disabilities

    Candidates taking the admission tests with a disability can submit a request for adaptation of the tests. They send their request to one of the doctors appointed by the Commission for the Rights and Autonomy of Persons with Disabilities and inform the training institutes.

    The school principal implements the recommended accommodation measures according to the possibilities.

    Conditions of access to training

    In accordance with the decree of April 27, 2022 relating to training leading to the State diploma of operating theater nurse, to access training at the School of Operating Theater Nurses, it is necessary to:

    • Hold either a diploma, certificate or other title mentioned in Article L.4311-3 or Article L. 4311-12 of the Public Health Code allowing them to practice the nursing profession without limitation , or an authorization to practice issued by the regional prefect in application of article L.4311-4 of the public health code, by the following means:
    1. Initial training under student status or by apprenticeship
    2. Continuing professional training
    3.  The validation, partial or total, of acquired experience, under the conditions set by the decree of February 24, 2014 referred to above
      • Have successfully passed the selection tests of the entry process
      • Have paid the school registration fees set each year by ministerial decree
      • Have subscribed by convention the commitment to pay the tuition fees.

    Admission to training is subject to the selection process defined in article 8 of the training decree of April 27, 2022.

    Publication

    Application file

    All additional documents must be provided complete and unstapled before April 3, 2024 inclusive (postmark as proof) .

    Drop off at the reception of the Pôle des Formations et de Recherche en Santé or in the mailbox located at the entrance to the building at the following address: PFRS, 2 rue des Rochambelles, 14000 Caen or by post to
    the school
    of 'IBODE CHU Caen Normandy Avenue de la Côte de Nacre CS 30001 14033 Caen Cedex 9

    Attention:
    An acknowledgment of receipt of your file will be sent to you by email; there will be no telephone response to receipt of the file. Any file received or submitted after the deadline will be refused as well as incomplete files. Any refused file will be returned to the candidate.
    Diploma

    Results of the selection tests

    The mark out of 40 for the admission tests is the total of the marks obtained in the admissibility file and in the individual admission interview. The best-ranked candidates are declared admitted within the limits of the approved capacity of the school. Seats are allocated as follows:

    • Number of places reserved for postponements of candidates admitted for the 2022 competition: 2
    • Number of places reserved for postponements of candidates admitted to the 2023 competition: 9
    • Number of places open to candidates holding a French diploma: 14
    • Number of places open to candidates holding a foreign diploma: 2

    When the results are published, a main list and a complementary list will be drawn up. The main and additional lists (without mentioning the marks of the candidates) are displayed in the hall of the PFRS and available on this website CHU Caen Normandie competition platform :

    • Eligibility: Friday April 12, 2024 · 12 p.m.
    • Admission: Friday June 14, 2024 · 12 p.m.

    In accordance with article 27 of the data-processing law and freedoms n°78-17 , you profit from a right of access and rectification of information. You can therefore oppose the publication of your name on these lists. In this case, you will be sure to tick the box provided for this purpose on the competition registration form.

    All candidates are personally informed by mail of their results. If within 10 days following the posting, the candidate has not given his written agreement , he is presumed to have waived his admission and his place is offered to the candidate registered in useful rank on the complementary list.

    If within 10 days following the posting, a candidate ranked on the main list or on the additional list has not confirmed in writing his wish to enter training, he is presumed to have waived his admission or his ranking on the complementary list and its place is proposed to the candidate registered in useful row on this last list.

    The results of the selection process are only valid for the academic year for which it was organised.

    However, the director of the school may grant, for a period that he determines and within the cumulative limit of two years, a postponement for the start of schooling in the training institute (article 13-II of the decree of April 27, 2022) .

    Preparation for selection tests for entry into IBODE

    Each year, the school offers preparation for the selection tests for entry into operating theater nurse training, the duration, dates and content of the sessions are defined in the preparatory training sheets available here -After.

  • Back to school 2023

    Back to school class 2024-2026

    For candidates admitted to training for the 2024-2026 session , and who have confirmed their entry into training:

    The back-to-school administrative file should be returned as soon as possible to :

    Caen University Hospital IBODE

    The effective start of training will take place on:

    > Monday September 2, 2024, at 9 a.m. Room PS0-081 (RDC) , at PFRS – 2 rue des Rochambelles – 14000 CAEN

  • Results DE

    IBODE results – 2024

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IBODE school is certified QUALIOPI n°2022/98983.1