Enhanced Anaesthetic care
The module is designed for students who have either a Theatre Nursing, ODP, PACU or ITU background who have previously completed PCPH 3017/5017. You may be a practitioner who has previously practiced in Anaesthesia and wish to regain or update your knowledge and skills. Building on the first module students are exposed to more complex principles. Practitioners completing these two modules should gain sufficient knowledge and skills to practice safely as part of the anaesthetic team in their clinical areas.
Theoretical Sessions include:
Management of MH and Suxamethonium Apnoea
Arterial Blood Gases
Transportation of Critically Ill Patient
Shared Airway Anaesthesia
Human Factors and Simulation
Anaesthesia for Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgery
One Lung Anaesthesia
Overview of tasks
Specific placements include:
Major General Surgery
Other suitable placements where similar practice exposure can be gained can be considered in order to facilitate the completion of learning outcomes.
Face to face contact teaching time is set as a minimum of 40 hours at University. Mentor and Student support available throughout. In practice support can be arranged by request, including site visits.
As multi skilled practitioners individuals have the opportunity to improve patient services in line with contemporary healthcare strategies.
- 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
How to apply
Online Application Forms and Guidance Information
Module Category: PCPH
Module Code: 3018
Module Credits: 30
Module Level: 6
- Monday 3rd February
- Monday 10th February
- Monday 24th February
- Monday 2nd March
- Monday 16th March
- Monday 23rd March
- Monday 30th March