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Short Course

Principles of Safe Perioperative Practice & Management

Our post-qualifying framework (PQF) allows health and social care practitioners to continue their professional development and achieve further qualifications in their field.


Course overview

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

Level: Short Course, CPD
Delivery: Campus
Study Mode: Part time
Duration: 15 half days
Module code: NU3197
Campus: Preston
Start Date: The next start date of this programme is to be confirmed shortly

Entry requirements

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


This course is based in the School of Sport and Health Sciences located in the Faculty of Allied Health and Wellbeing

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