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Evidence Based Anaesthetic Care | WHN_7_079 | Level 7 | Credits 20 | 2020/21
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Evidence Based Anaesthetic Care | WHN_7_079 | Level 7 | Credits 20 | 2020/21
Availability
12/03/2021 | Intake Closed
12/03/2021, 26/03/2021, 09/04/2021, 23/04/2021, 07/05/2021, 21/05/2021

Description

This module explores caring for patients undergoing anaesthesia and develops awareness of crisis intervention strategies and anaesthetic emergencies. It focuses on anaesthetic needs of different patients groups including older people, children and the acutely ill, undergoing various procedures and surgical specialities. The module focuses on current evidence based care to underpin current practices.

Available as a standalone module: No, applicants must successfully complete 'Principles of Anaesthetic Care' before applying for this module.  

 

Attendance (Please note, this is subject to change for future intakes)

Dates: For attendance information, please see the top of this page and click on ‘attendance dates’. Please note, if the module is full or closed for the intake(s) this academic year, dates may not appear.

Venue: LSBU Havering Campus

Typical intake(s): Semester 2

 

Entry requirements

  • 120 credits at level 6 or equivalent.
  • Registration on a professional register as appropriate.
  • A minimum of 6 months experience in a related area of practice.
  • Successful completion of the 'Principles of Anaesthetic Care'  module.
  • Student support for studying at Masters level is to be discussed with the pathway advisor. Students who have not previously undertaken study at academic Level 7 (Masters level) are advised to consider the module: Preparation for Masters Level Study (see CPPD online prospectus for more details), which is available on the CPPD prospectus.

 

Career benefits

This module seeks to provide focus and direction for practitioners who wish to develop their skills and expertise in relation to anaesthetic nursing across the age spectrum. The module aims to enable an individual practitioner to have broader competence skills to progress in a direction that meets workforce, meeting the needs of the future NHS as outlines in the Five Year Forward View in 2014 by the Department of Health (DH, 2014) and the HEE agenda for Clinical  Academic Careers Framework (HEE 2015).

Encompasses multi-professional working and a sharing of expertise and skills across traditional professional boundaries and fields as new services and roles are being developed to meet current and future challenges for perioperative service delivery. Completion of this Module should help the practitioner to be in a better position to progress in their career and to work as an anaesthetic practitioner. 

 

Assessment

  • Element 1 - Competence Document
  • Element 2 – Assignment 3000 words

 Both elements of assessment must be passed to pass the module.

Assessment/submission date: TBC (both elements of assessment)

 

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and Understanding:  

  • Synthesise, evaluate and review appropriately policy, guidance and evidence in anaesthetic practice.
  • Defend and justify their clinical decision making approach. 

Intellectual skills:

  • Critically evaluate the evidence base and assesses and systematically review the research for practice.
  • Further develop and modify their problem solving and decision making skills in complex anaesthetic settings.

Practical Skills:

  • Further develop and modify their problem solving and decision making skills in complex anaesthetic settings.

Transferable skills:

  • Evaluate complex judgements underpinned by evidenced based care.
  • Influence and lead on the promotion of patient centred care and patient safety.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of a wide variety of communication techniques and approaches. 
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Course Leader
Name: Marie Culloty
Tel: 0207 815 5925
Administrator
Name: Pauline Blakemore
Tel: 0207 815 4789
Face to Face Teaching
30 hours
Learner Hours
20 hours (Blended learning), 150 hours (Student managed learning)
Mode of Delivery
Onsite and online
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