Care of the anaesthetised patient, NU3632 Short Course

Care of the anaesthetised patient, NU3632  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 1 and 2, plus the minimum of 18 hours per week in Clinical Placement. 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 as part of the Post Qualifying Framework aims to identify and develop the skills and knowledge required by practitioners in order to safely assist in providing care before, during and whilst patients are emerging from anaesthesia.

Module content includes:

  • Airway management
  • Mechanical ventilation
  • Regional and local anaesthetic techniques
  • Pharmacology of anaesthetic agents
  • Haemodynamic monitoring
  • Managing anaesthetic emergencies.

Students may study the module for either a Advanced Certificate award or part of the BSc(Hons) Professional Practice pathway.

Learning Environment & Assessment

All students are required to submit a clinical portfolio and competency schedule and undertake a written examination.

Learning outcome & aims

KSF map:

Core dimensions 1, 3, 4, 5

Health and wellbeing 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7

Information and knowledge 1, 2, 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)

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

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: Mike Donnellon, Module Leader, 01772 893613
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