Perioperative-Surgical Care

The module is aimed at Perioperative Surgical staff working in a wide range of surgical environments such as pre-assessment, day care, ward, theatres and anaesthetics. The diverse material of taught sessions includes:

  • Pre-assessment, 
  • General/local anaesthesia
  • Nutritional impact on health and recovery
  • Pain assessment and management
  • Patient trends in surgical services and care delivery
  • Human Factors

Exploration of surgical services and socio-economic factors associated to patient care are also analysed.

Entry Criteria

  • Effective registration with the NMC / HPC or other relevant professional body. ESSENTIAL
  • Undertaken successful level 4/5 academic study. ESSENTIAL
  • Currently be employed in practice and have the support of their manager in undertaking the module. ESSENTIAL
  • Have a named mentor in clinical practice throughout the duration of the module. ESSENTIAL

How to apply

Online Application Forms and Guidance Information

Key information

Module Category: NMAH
Module Code: 3380
Module Credits: 30
Module Level: 6

Module leader

Ally Ackbarally
T: 0116 257 7468


Semester 2 2018:

This module runs once in the academic year in Semester 2.

  • 09.00 - 16.00 Wednesday 6 February
  • 09.00 - 16.00 Wednesday 13 February
  • 09.00 - 16.00 Wednesday 27 February
  • 09.00 - 16.00 Wednesday 6 March
  • 09.00 - 16.00 Wednesday 13 March
  • 09.00 - 16.00 Wednesday 20 March
  • 09.00 - 16.00 Wednesday 27 March
  • 09.00 - 13.00 Wednesday 3 April

Return to study

This is a degree-level module in which you will be expected to produce assessed work at degree-level standard.

If it is sometime since you undertook other kinds of academically assessed work, you will be well advised to consider undertaking some self-directed academic updating around returning to study.

More information can be found here


Learning Beyond Registration contract


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