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Principles of Intraoperative Nursing

To enable Registered Nurses to further develop their knowledge and skills relating to perioperative nursing, specifically intraoperative nursing care.

Course Code GCOT701
Level 7
Credits 10


Apply knowledge of normal physiology and the pathophysiological processes that impact on the patient undergoing surgery.

Demonstrate safe practice with specialty equipment and/or when undertaking procedures.

Critically reflect on the professional role of the nurse in the intraoperative management of patient care.

Critically evaluate literature, including research, to provide evidence for best practice related to intraoperative nursing care.

Delivered as part of the following programmes