Preoperative Assessment courses for nurses - Chichester 2020

Preoperative Assessment courses for nurses - Chichester 2020

Chichester 2020

The 3 Day Foundation Course: 3rd, 4th, & 5th February

The 2 Day Advanced Course: 4th & 5th May (Limited to 25 delegates) 

Venue: Chichester Medical Education Centre, St Richard's Hospital, West Wing, Spitalfields Ln, PO19 6SE

Chichester, Cathedral, Sussex, England, Spire

Advanced Preoperative Assessment Course is suitable for nurses who have attended the Foundation course and / or are band 6 level or above with a minimum of 2 years experience.


Foundation Topics to include:

  • Training Standards for POA / Competencies and Evidence-base training

  • Implications of Obesity

  • Guidelines Day-Case/VTE Guidance

  • Stopping drugs, Herbal Remedies

  • Role of the Pharmacist

  • Lifestyle Factors and Anaesthetic Problems

  • Atrial Fibrillation-Recognition and Management

  • Thyroid Disease

  • Diabetes

  • POA History-Taking

  • General Examination

  • Neck/Airway Assessment

  • Cardiovascular and Respiratory Examination

  • Preoperative Investigations and Interpretation of Blood Results

  • ECG Triage Tool


Advanced Topics to include:

  • Managing the Preoperative Service

  • Prehabilitation

  • Cardiac Devices

  • Medication Update

  • Management of Anaemia

  • High risk patient scenarios

  • Reducing perioperative risk

  • Specialist clinics eg. Bariatrics

  • Lung Function Tests

  • Echocardiography / Advanced ECG interpretation

  • Cardiorespiratory and Airway Examination

  • Practical skills stations


Foundation Course: £475 Member / £495 Non-member

Advanced Course: £375 Member / £395 Non-member


CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE FOUNDATION COURSE

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE ADVANCED COURSE