The purpose of this course is to develop advanced clinical nurse practitioners who will be able to utilize and apply their cognitive skills to ensure the safety of the surgical patient.
Furthermore the course aims to assist the candidates to function effectively as independent advanced clinical nurse practitioners and members of the multi-disciplinary health care team in the field of Operating Theatre Nursing Science. The students will be able to care for the patient undergoing various methods of anesthesia. The principles of asepsis and microbiology will be emphasized to create a greater awareness in ensuring a safe environment for the surgical patient. It also addesses ethical, moral and legal issues as well as specific considerations for various types of procedures.
Duration 6 months
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to
2-4 hours per week
Professional Certificate in Operation Theatre Nursing
Presentations, videos, online communication with coordinator, online activities