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Principles of Post Anaesthetic Care

To enable Registered Nurses to further develop their knowledge, skills and practice relating to post anaesthetic care.

Course Code GCAR701
Level 7
Credits 10


Apply knowledge of normal physiological parameters and the physiological responses of the patient post anaesthetic.

Critically reflect on the professional role of the nurse in the management of the post anaesthetic patient.

Critically evaluate literature and evidence regarding best practice in post anaesthetic care nursing.

Demonstrate safe practice with specialty equipment in the Post Anaesthetic Care Unit.

Delivered as part of the following programmes