The popular course for anaesthetics and recovery care nurses and operating department practitioners. The three-day programme is an excellent opportunity for theatre professionals to explore current principles in practice. The course is intense but provision will be made to ensure candidates are given every opportunity to develop knowledge and skills.
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Review of cardio-respiratory anatomy and physiology
Principles of anaesthesia
Basics of patient management
Preparing for anaesthesia
Anaesthesia and systemic disease
Anaesthetic drugs -
Exploring modes of action, breakdown, excretion
Recovery care - the importance of observation!
Airway and breathing management
Monitoring the ECG -
Shock - physiological response to stress
Level of consciousness -
Post-operative complications -
Hypovolaemia and principles of intravenous therapy - colloids and crystalloid
Pain management including pharmacology and delivery methods
Review of emergencies -
Legal responsibilities and an overview of current legislation
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