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Faculty of Health Sciences

Assistant/Associate Practitioner: Operating Room

Continuing Professional Development Individual module

Level of study

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What you'll study

This practice module is only available through the Associate Practitioner pathway.

Students applying for this module will have the approval of their employing NHS Trust to undertake the award of Associate Practitioner. Students will work in the clinical setting with a designated clinical mentor/assessor and mentorship/assessment team. Time will be spent in the clinical area caring for patients with a range of conditions appropriate to the speciality. Whilst caring for patients the student will demonstrate the skills and knowledge at the appropriate level in order to achieve the learning outcomes.

This practice module allows the student to explore the roles and responsibilities of practitioners within the perioperative environment. The student will be introduced to the fundamental concepts and theories which underpin practice and intervention ensuring safe delivery of care during the perioperative event.

Starts in: Duration:
September 24 weeks (2 semesters)
January 24 weeks (2 semesters)

Benefit from the amazing facilities of our new £28-million Health Campus with its mock operating theatre, hospital ward and intensive care unit.

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Developed with our NHS partners, our programmes are constantly updated to reflect the very latest in health care thinking.

Clinical placements give our students the skills, experience and support to become confident and compassionate health practitioners.

Expert staff work with NHS clinicians to deliver programmes from ‘bite-size’ taster sessions to PhDs in some of the UK’s finest facilities.

Entry requirements

Fees and funding

Home/EU: £1,540 (per 20 credit module)

International: Please contact fhs.admiss@hull.ac.uk 

Funding may be available through your employer. If you’re self-funding, you may be eligible for a Professional and Career Development Loan from the government.