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Foundation Courses for Preoperative Assessment Nurses launched for August & November

 

The Foundation assessment training is aimed at providing the core skills required to enable the POA assessor to complete the tasks required in the clinic. This course is suitable for all inter professionals working in the field of POA, independent or NHS sectors and will cover the core skills required to be effective assessor.  

Topics include reference to the prime national guidance; the concept of Prehabilitation; obesity; obstructive sleep apnoea; cardiac and Respiratory conditions; airway assessment; chest auscultation; understanding haematology and biochemistry results; identification of normal and abnormal ECG; medication requirements in the Preoperative patient and identifying the high risk patient requiring referral to anaesthetist.

Register your place here

The Preoperative National Conference 2019

 

The 2019 Annual Preoperative Association Conference will be held at The Royal Armories Museum, Leeds - Monday 4th November.

Book your place here

The Preoperative National Conference 2018

The Preoperative National Conference 2018 will take place at the Royal College of Physicians on 5th November 2018. 

The deadline for abstract submissions is 14th September 2018.  Further details coming soon!

Cardiorespiratory Investigations Study Day and Routine Preoperative Investigations Study Day - 17th May 2018

These study days will be held at Association of Anaesthetists, 21 Portland Place, London, W1B 1PY.

Register your place on the Cardiorespiratory Investigations Study Day here!

 

Register your place on the Routine Preoperative Investigations Study Day here!

Abstract Submissions has now closed for Conference 2017

Conference Abstract Submission Deadline: 15th September 2017

The Preoperative Association Launches New Competency-based Training Course for Pre-op Nurses - 3rd-5th April 2017

This study day will be held at St Richard’s Hospital, Spitalfield Lane Chichester West Sussex PO19 6SE.
Aimed at nurses with a specialist interest in preoperative assessment.

Study day fee is:

£395 (Preop members)
£425 (Non-members)

For more information about the day see the link below and to ​book your place you can download the Registration Form.