This module is aimed at healthcare practitioners working in the operating department who wish to develop a career in anaesthetics to enhance the care given to patients in the operating department
Practitioners undertaking this module must have been working in the perioperative environment for a minimum of twelve months, and should preferably have completed either an intern programme or departmental programme in the perioperative environment. Practitioners will have normally complete / demonstrate knowledge in Perioperative Practice or equivalent
Practitioners MUST be on the anaesthetic rota FULL TIME throughout the duration of the module. Practitioners must be able to complete a minimum of 300 clinical hours in anaesthetics during the module.
Who is this module for?
Healthcare practitioners working in the operating department who wish to develop a career in anaesthetics to enhance the care given to patients in the operating department.
Written Assignment and Competency Assessment Document
NOTE - TEMPORARY ASSESSMENT CHANGE: Due to Covid-19 social distancing requirements, this module has a modified assessment in place: Online Essay Questions. The modified assessment will apply to module runs starting from September 2020 and will remain in place until social distancing requirements can be sufficiently relaxed to allow on-site, face-to-face assessment. At the time of writing, it is not known when this will be.
Course length: 10 teaching days plus exam