This module is an option module within the MSc Healthcare Practice programme and may also be taken as a free standing module. The module is aimed at registered healthcare professionals working in the perioperative environment who wish to develop a career in anaesthetics to enhance the care given to patients in the operating department.
This module aims to advance the clinical skills and knowledge base needed to be a competent, confident and resilient practitioner in all aspects of anaesthetic care.
Practitioners undertaking this module must have been working in a suitable perioperative environment for a minimum of six months and should preferably have completed either an internship programme in the perioperative environment. Practitioners will have knowledge of perioperative practice.
Practitioners are required to be working in an anaesthetic department for the duration of the module.
The assessment for the module consists of competency assessment documentation and a written assignment
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.