Perioperative Care (Top-Up) BSc (Hons)

Location Stafford Campus
Duration 2 Years
Course start September
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Top up to degree level

Flexible part-time course

Tailored to your professional development needs

Course outline

Mandatory modules:

PPDE60268 Research Appreciation for Health & Social Care – 15 credits

ODPR60014 Enhancing Perioperative Care – 30 credits

NURS60554 Leadership – 15 credits

Optional modules:

ODPR6017 Applied Anaesthetic Care – 60 credits. Delivered at Royal Stoke University Hospital

NURS60710 The Care and Management of Asthma and COPD – 15 credits

NURS60411 Counselling Skills – 15 credits

NURS60476 Dementia Awareness – 15 credits

NURS60565 Care & Management of People with Diabetes Mellitus – 15 credits

NURS60645 Infection Prevention & Control – 15 credits

PPDE60231 Leading Innovation & Change – 30 credits

NURS60509 Mentorship in Health Care Settings – 15 credits

PPDE60223 Negotiated Learning 1 – 15 credits

PPDE60224 Negotiated Learning 2 – 30 credits

NURS60555 Application & Removal of Orthopaedic Casts – 15 credits. Delivered at Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Hospital, Oswestry

NURS60672 Orthopaedic Care – 30 credits. Delivered at Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Hospital, Oswestry

NURS60604 Management of Pain – 15 credits

NURS60566 Tissue Viability – 15 credits


Course content

A flexible course structure, tailored to your development needs. You will attend an annual Course Induction Day where you will learn about the course structure and student support services. You will also develop your personal timetable for the academic year.

You will study modules totalling 120 credits at academic level 6. Your course comprises three mandatory modules, which provide 60 of these credits. You will select modules from our lifelong learning portfolio to complete the remaining 60 credits.

Entry requirements

You will be a registered ODP or nurse currently working in the operating department

Please note: Some optional modules have a practice-based element for which you wil need the support of your manager and you may need to nominate a suitably qualified mentor.


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