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4 Day Pre Operative Assessment Course 12&28 Jan 22 and 9&18 Feb 22

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A detailed knowledge and skill 4 day Pre operative Assessment course for nurses and ODPs working in Pre operative Assessment Services

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Total of 24 hours CPD - 20 hours participatory learning and 4 hours self directed learning taught by multiple clinicians working in Pre Operative Practice or with a specific skill set. This content is not exhaustive but will give a fantastic overview of POA skills and a refresh of knowledge

Day 1 - Introduction to POA - Emma McCone, pre op lead nurse, Msc in Perioperative medicine

Covering:

  1. National guidance
  2. Nice guideline/ pre op testing
  3. Pre operative assessment indication and protocols
  4. Digital pathways
  5. Best practice guidelines
  6. Low risk pathways/ day case surgery
  7. Clinical history taking
  8. Service development and staffing- who does what/ competency frameworks
  9. ASA grading

Day 2 - cardiac care - Peter Luke, Cardiac Physiologist and University Lecturer and Emma McCone

Covering:

  1. Why and when to do an ECG
  2. Interpretation of ECG
  3. Common arrhythmias in POA
  4. Atrial and ventricular arrythmia
  5. Recognising abnormalities
  6. Case studies in relation to POA
  7. Chest pain
  8. Hypertension
  9. Clinical investigations
  10. Atrial fibrillation / aortic stenosis / pulmonary hypertension
  11. ECHO interpretation
  12. Hypertension

Day 3 - Interpretation of Bloods - Dr James Prentis, Consultant Anaesthetist and Peri operative medicine clinician

Covering:

  1. FBC and anaemia pathways
  2. Biochemistry
  3. Liver function
  4. Endocrinology ( thyroid)
  5. Clotting including anticoagulation
  6. Diabetes pathways and HBA1C
  7. Case studies and indications for testing ( all with relation to disease and physiology, medications)

Day 4 - Respiratory, PREHAB and Optimisation- lecturer TBC

Covering:

  1. Breathlessness / asthma/ COPD
  2. Lifestyle and pre op
  3. Exercise
  4. Cardio pulmonary exercise testing
  5. COVID 19 and impact on surgery / anaesthesia
  6. Waiting list management / preparation lists

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knowledge4nurses is s training company with a difference. All our courses are led by experienced clinicians in the field they are teaching in to provide up to date practice that’s relevant and evidence based. It’s practical, it’s innovative and most of all it’s fun 

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