Nursing - Principles Underpinning Peri-Operative Nursing - Module

Please note students must complete this module in order to advance to NS6082

This module explores the principles and philosophy underpinning perioperative nursing. Personalised care of patients within the highly technical perioperative setting. The role of the nurse in anaesthetics, recovery, pain management, and collaborative care in perioperative environments. Health and safety dimensions in providing safe and effective perioperative nursing in an ever-changing environment. Recommended perioperative practices, guidelines, and policies. The challenges in promoting, managing, controlling, and minimising risk within the perioperative area.

Award: University Certificate of Study
Qualification: NFQ Level 9 Minor Award

Subjects taught

Principles Underpinning Peri-Operative Nursing NS6091

Entry requirements

A Registered Nurse or Registered Midwife on the current register of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland.

Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of either prior successful completion of a degree qualification taught through the medium of English or meet criteria identified in the English Language qualifications set by the University of Limerick.

Applicable to each module Please note students must complete this module in order to advance to NS6082

Applicants must be working in perioperative theatre to undertake this module

Successful completion of this module does not automatically qualify you for entry into a further award. All programme applicants must meet the entry requirements listed if applying for a further award.

Application dates

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One Semester (12 Weeks) part-time.

Enrolment dates

Next Intake: Autumn 2024

Post Course Info

This micro-credential represents a single module within a larger further award (eg. Certificate, Diploma, Masters). By taking this micro-credential you may be eligible to apply for a credit exemption should you progress to study for a further award. The programmes associated with this MicroCred are:

Nursing (Peri-Operative Care) - MSc

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