MOHE APPROVAL : KPT/JPS(N/KJP/0055) MQA (PA5313)
DURATION OF STUDIES :Six (6) months full-time programme
INTAKE : June, September
The Post Basic Perioperative Nursing is a six-month programme designed to equip Registered Nurses with the knowledge, skills, and competencies necessary to work safely and effectively in the perioperative setting. This programme will provide opportunities for nurses to expand their knowledge and skills by integrating theory and perioperative nursing clinical practice in order to engage in clinical decision making, knowledgeable and competence in providing safe and skilful nursing care that prepare them to fulfil their professional career in competitive global market.
Nurses will be able to perform pre-assessment and risk management for the surgical patient, assist in the administration of anesthesia, and perform roles such as scrubbing and circulating during a surgical intervention as well as provide immediate post-operative care. There are several routes for theatre nurses to further their careers including in management, education, research and as a surgical care practitioner.
Full-time study delivered through the following methods: