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Course code

GCPS700

Level

7

Credits

5.0

Estimated hours

50.0

To enable Registered Nurses to further develop their knowledge in assessment and management of the person undergoing surgery

Learning outcomes

discuss the effects and implications of surgery on the individual

explore and evaluate the practice, health and safety issues associated with caring for the patient undergoing surgery

apply theoretical knowledge of surgical nursing to clinical practice

critically analyse and evaluate the nursing process in surgical nursing

critique research, evidence and notions of best practice in surgical nursing

analyse the role of the nurse in preoperative, peri operative and postoperative care