Perioperative Care Workshop


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.

Learning Outcomes

  • 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.

Course Details

  • 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
Duration: 0900-1800
Fee: £150
Lunch will not be provided only Tea and coffee will be provided in the morning and during breaks.

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Perioperative Care Workshop