The module incorporates the fundamentals of anaesthesia and includes preparation of environment, equipment, personnel and patient assessment to facilitate safe administration of anaesthesia. Current techniques of general and local anaesthesia are considered in selecting appropriate patient care. The individual needs of patients are given priority throughout all stages of anaesthesia.
Available as a standalone module: Yes
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 1
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.
Knowledge and Understanding: