Principles of safe perioperative practice and management, NU3197 Short Course

Principles of safe perioperative practice and management, NU3197 Short Course

At UCLan, our post-qualifying framework (PQF) allows health and social care practitioners to continue their professional development and achieve further qualifications in their field. You have the opportunity to study individual modules in subject areas that interest you. You can select from a comprehensive and contemporary range of modules that fit your personal development and career plans; either on an individual basis or combined in a planned programme to eventually achieve a degree.

Entry and Admissions

AWARD TYPE: Short Course

LEVEL:Short Course / CPD

STUDY MODE: Part time


COURSE LENGTH: 15 half days in the classroom over semester one and two. Supported by E-Learn. (20 credits at level 6)

SCHOOL: School of Sport and Health Sciences

PARTNER COLLEGES: No Partner College

CAMPUS: Preston

START DATE: Next cohort: September 2020

Entry Requirements:

Students must be working in a clinical area relevant to the module content.

Course Content

This module is aimed at Practitioners who wish to develop or enhance their awareness of the fundamental concepts and practices underpinning safe delivery of patient care within the perioperative environment. It covers a range of topics including:

- Health and safety issues

- Infection control

- Moving and handling

- Ethico-legal aspects of care

- Patient management

- Communication and team working

- Reflective practice

- Psychosocial issues in patient care

- Quality assurance.

The focus will be upon multidisciplinary team approaches to care with an emphasis upon patient, carer and practitioner perspectives. Students may study the module on its own for continuing professional development purposes, as part of the Advanced Certificate in Critical Care or for the award of BSc (Hons) Professional Practice.

Learning Environment & Assessment

All students are required to undertake a written assessment which must be passed in order to successfully complete the module.

Learning outcome & aims

KSF map:

Core dimensions 1- 6

Health and wellbeing 1- 5

Information and knowledge 1-3

General 1-2

Fees & Funding

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

£880 per 20 credits studied (UK/EU)

How to Apply

Post-registration Recruitment
Faculty of Health and Wellbeing
University of Central Lancashire
Preston PR1 2HE
Tel. 01772 893836 or 01772 893839

For further information

Module information: Elaine Hill, Module Leader, 01772 893609

Course information: Lisa Broadley, Lecturer, 01772 895190,

About UCLan

Post-registration Recruitment

Faculty of Health & Wellbeing

University of Central Lancashire,
United Kingdom

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