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Anaesthetic practice | HP6004Y | Level 6 (Undergraduate) | Credits 30 | 2020/21
Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education
Application Portal
Anaesthetic practice | HP6004Y | Level 6 (Undergraduate) | Credits 30 | 2020/21
Availability
29/09/2020 | Available
29/09/2020, 06/10/2020, 13/10/2020, 20/10/2020, 27/10/2020, 03/11/2020, 10/11/2020, 17/11/2020, 24/11/2020, 01/12/2020, 04/01/2021
** Applications will ordinarily close 28 days before start date of a course.

Description

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.

Assessment

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. 

Learning Outcomes
  1. Critically discuss the role of the anaesthetic practitioner and how that role interacts with other members of the operating department team
  2. Critically evaluate the anaesthetic environment to ensure safety for the patients undergoing anaesthesia
  3. Critically apply knowledge of contemporary clinical guidelines and research to inform anaesthetic practice
  4. Develop an ability to comprehensively assess patients intra-operatively using invasive and non-invasive monitoring
  5. Apply an in-depth understanding of pathophysiology and evidence-base to underpin anaesthetic practice
  6. Develop competence in the selection and use of equipment and technology integral to anaesthetic practice, demonstrate an understanding of the consequences of improper use
  7. Critical appraise the unique care needs of different patient groups from the variety of surgical settings using anaesthesia
  8. Critique the different methods of, and select the appropriate choice of airway in advanced airway management

 

Course length: 10 teaching days plus exam

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Course Leader
Name: Lee Lui
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Price

Self Funding: £1690.00

*Trust Commissioning and Trust Non-contract funding same price as above

Mode of Delivery
Online learning & classroom - NOTE: In the autumn term, due to Covid-19 social distancing requirements, face-to-face teaching will be limited to clinically focused modules incorporating practical skills teaching. This will remain the case throughout the 2020/21 academic year, until social distancing requirements can be sufficiently relaxed to allow a greater proportion of on-site teaching. At the time of writing, it is not known when this will be.
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