This programme has been accredited by the RCN Centre for Professional Accreditation until 12th February 2019
Accreditation applies only to the educational content of the programme and does not apply to any product
Perioperative Care Workshops
- Surgery is an anxiety provoking event to all patients that will undergo a surgical procedure. Effective information and psychological preparation will help to minimise anxiety, promote recovery and improve patient and family experience.
- The role of Nurses and Medical Practitioner is vital for patient safety. A comprehensive multidisciplinary team approach will help improve quality care for patient prior and after the surgical procedure.
- Identify the pre-operative, intra-operative and post-operative phase of assessment, monitoring and management of patient undergoing surgical procedure.
- Gain insight in high standard care and support during each phase of Perioperative Care
- Develop your ability to link theories with practice through knowledge and practical skills assessment.
- Enhance the knowledge and skills to safely care and manage patients on Perioperative Care phase.
- Demonstrate OSCE scenarios in prevention and resolution of Post surgical complications.
- Legal and Professional Considerations
- The Code of Professional Conduct
- The Professional Code of Conduct
- Principles of Nursing Practice
- Arenas of Accountability
- Consent for Care and Treatment
- Infection Prevention and Control
- Surgical Safety Checklist
- Types of Surgery
- Purposes of Surgery
- Stages of Surgery
- Pre-op Assessment
- Modified ASA Physical Status Classification System
- Preparation Prior to Surgery
- Pre-Operative Test for Elective Surgery
- Pre-Operative Fasting Guidelines
- Predisposing Factors for Aspiration under General Anaesthesia
- Patient Education
- Intra-operative Care
- Types of Anaesthesia
- Pharmacological Support
- Types of Surgical Incisions
- Types of Surgical Drains
- Materials for Wound Closures
- Nursing Actions on Patients with Drains
- Immediate Post Operative Care (Recovery Room)
- Criteria for Discharge from Recovery Room
- Post Operative Care
- Most Common Complications Post Surgery
- Deep Vain Thrombosis (DVT)
- Four Phases of Wound Healing
- Removal of Drain
- 1st Day Until Discharge Post Operative Care
- Minimum Information to be Recorded for Patients in the Post-Anaesthetic Unit
- On the day of Discharge
- Best Practice in Recordkeeping
- Knowledge and Skills Competency Assessment
This programme has been accredited by the RCN Centre for Professional Accreditation until 14 August 2015 Accreditation applies only to the educational content of the programme and does not apply to any product
This programme has been accredited by the RCN Centre for Professional Accreditation until 12 February 2019 Accreditation applies only to the educational content of the programme and does not apply to any product