This module is designed to prepare students for the care of seriously ill peri-operative patients, and those whose clinical status deteriorates suddenly within the clinical environment. Students will need to demonstrate the ability to think clearly in difficult circumstances, follow agreed national emergency protocols, and adopt safe practice in the management of a range of peri-operative clinical emergencies.
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 Southwark Campus
Typical intake(s): Semester 2
Students must have successfully completed 120 credits at level 5, or equivalent, be registered with the HCPC as an ODP, or the NMC as a registered nurse, and have at least twelve months clinical experience in a relevant perioperative field.
This module will enable the student to demonstrate competence and autonomy in caring for patients suffering unexpected and critical conditions during their peri-operative journey. This will enable students to develop enhanced clinical skills appropriate to current peri-operative service delivery.
Both elements of assessment must be passed to pass the module.
Knowledge and Understanding:
Please note: This module is not validated as part of any nursing programme pathways, and cannot be used towards recognised nursing qualifications.