Perioperative Care (Anaesthetic and Intraoperative) Cert

Perioperative Care (Anaesthetic and Intraoperative) Cert

The course is delivered by experts in the field including the President of the Association for perioperative Practice and the chair of the Education Standards Committee College of Operating Department Practice. It is mapped to the Operating department practitioner curriculum. Students will all study the principles of safe perioperative management alongside their chosen speciality module; assisting the anaesthetist or assisting during surgery. Academic study is supported with clinical placements to enable students to acquire the requisite competencies.

The course is delivered via blended learning with some on-line delivery and classroom attendance.

 

Entry and Admissions

Award Type:

Cert

Ancillary Award:

Post-Registration

Study Mode:

Part time

Delivery Method:

Campus

Course Length:

Part-time: one year

School:

School of Health Sciences

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College

Campus:

Preston

Start Date:

September

Entry Requirements:

Applications (including those from overseas) must have a current professional registration with either the Nursing and Midwifery Council or the Health and Care Professions Council.

They must have worked within a clinical care setting appropriate to the outcome award for a minimum of six months, and be contracted to work for at least 18 hours per week.

They are required to be supported by their manager and may need to identify a clinical mentor for particular modules.

Provide at least one professional reference.

Applicants must be able to satisfy the course leader that they are suitable to engage with the programme.

DBS Checks:

Throughout this course you will be working with vulnerable groups of individuals including children. In order to ensure that the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing offers places on their programmes to the most suitable candidates you will all be required to obtain a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service clearance (formerly termed CRB). The Faculty of Health and Wellbeing will be able to guide you through this process once you have been successfully offered a conditional place at the University. It is important to note that any unsatisfactory Enhanced DBS clearance may result in the offer of your place being withdrawn even if you have already started your course.

Course Content

Course Outline:
Module Code and Module Title Credits Awards and Credits
NU3197 Principles of safe perioperative practice and management 20 Advanced Certificate in Perioperative Care (anaesthetic) 40 credits at level 6
NU3632 Care of the anaesthetised patient 20  
NU3197 Principles of safe perioperative practice and management 20 Advanced Certificate in Perioperative Care (intraoperative) 40 credits at level 6
NU3645 Care of the intraoperative patient 20  

 

Learning Environment & Assessment:

Assessment

Modules are assessed in both theory and practice. Theory assessment is by written assignments, presentations, oral viva and examinations.  Clinical practice where applicable, will be assessed through a clinical competency schedule, all assessed elements must achieve a pass grade for the module to be successfully completed. For theoretical assignments the pass grade is 40%, all theoretical assessments are marked and moderated in accordance with the School Health theoretical marking criteria. Practice assessments receive a PASS or REFER statement dependent upon achievement of the assessment criteria.

Academic Expertise

Expertise of staff

Mike Donnellon:  Particular interest in Anaesthesia and Airway Management and he has published and presented in this area His research is leadership and management in the perioperative environment. He is the chair of the CODP Education and Standards Committee and is a registered ODP with the Health and Care Professions Council.

Elaine Hill:  Particular interests are Human Factors and Simulation.She is a registered ODP with the Health and Care Professions Council and a registered nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Mike Huntington: Particular interest in Patient Safety within the perioperative environment. He Is a registered ODP with the Health and Care Professions Council. He is a member of the Association for Perioperative Practice.

Guy Mcclelland: Particular interest and research in Human Factors and Non-Technical Skills in the perioperative environment. He Is a registered ODP with the Health and Care Professions Council. He is a member of CODP and the Association for Perioperative Practice.

Tracey Williams:  Particular interests are in scrub and recovery practices, standards of practice, Professionalism and mentorship. She is the president for the Association for Perioperative Practice. She is a registrant member of the HCPC fitness to practice panel.

She is a registered ODP with the Health and Care Professions Council and a registered nurse and registered nurse teacher with  registered nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. She is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Learning outcome & aims

Students will all study the principles of safe perioperative management alongside their chosen speciality module; assisting the anaesthetist or assisting during surgery. 

Industry links & professional accreditation

Expert delivery team includes President Association of Perioperative Practice and the Chair of the Education Standards Committee College of Operating Department Practice.

Work experience and international opportunities

At UCLan we work with a range of businesses and organisations, many of which provide work experience opportunities and project briefs to enable to you gain real work experience whilst you undertake your postgraduate programme. Your course tutor will advise on opportunities available within your course and the UCLan Careers Team can provide help, advice and guidance on how to apply for them and how to make the most of these opportunities.

Graduate Careers

The UCLan Careers Team offer ongoing supportive careers advice and guidance throughout your course and after graduation, along with a range of modules, work experience opportunities and events to help you acquire the skills to make you stand out to potential employers in today’s competitive market.

Testimonials

UCLan is recognised for its outstanding course provision which gives students the skills, knowledge, and personal attributes necessary to succeed at the University and in their future careers. To find out more about the experiences of our students, read our success stories.

Progression Routes

Many graduates of the course are team leaders within theatres. Some progress onto BSc study.

Fees & Funding

For details of the standard fee for UK/EU students studying this course please contact the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing.

For 2018/19 fees please refer to our fees page.

How to Apply

Please contact:

Post-registration Recruitment
Faculty of Health and Wellbeing
University of Central Lancashire
Preston PR1 2HE

Tel: 01772 893836/3839
Email: healthcpd@uclan.ac.uk

About UCLan

Post-registration Recruitment

Faculty of Health & Wellbeing

University of Central Lancashire,
Preston,
PR1 2HE
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1772 89 3836 / 3839

Email: healthcpd@uclan.ac.uk