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Anaesthetic Practice | NUR704 | Level 7 | Credits 30 | 2020/21
Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education
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Anaesthetic Practice | NUR704 | Level 7 | 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, 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 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.

 

PreRequisites

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.

 

CO REQUISITES

Practitioners are required to be working in an anaesthetic department for the duration of the module.

 

Assessment

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. 

Learning Outcomes
  1. Reflect critically on the holistic care provided to perioperative patients undergoing anaesthesia.
  2. Appraise critically the ethical, legal, and professional considerations governing perioperative practice and act ethically in complex and unpredictable, specialist clinical situations.
  3. Apply advanced clinical reasoning and decision-making skills in the assessment and management of perioperative patient undergoing anaesthesia.
  4. Synthesise and evaluate current theoretical discourses and practices to inform anaesthetic practice and provision of care to perioperative patients.
  5. Analyses critically the holistic care needs of differing and complex patient groups from a variety of surgical settings using anaesthesia.
  6. Apply critically an in-depth knowledge of pathophysiology to inform anaesthetic practice and to recognise potential complications arising from anaesthetics and/or surgery
  7. Examine critically how safe and effective care is delivered in anaesthetic practice.

 

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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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