Anaesthetics and Recovery Care

M&K Update Ltd
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

The popular course for anaesthetics and recovery care nurses and operating department practitioners. The three-day programme is an excellent opportunity for theatre professionals to explore current principles in practice. The course is intense but provision will be made to ensure candidates are given every opportunity to develop knowledge and skills.

COURSE CONTENT
  • Review of cardio-respiratory anatomy and physiology
  • Principles of anaesthesia
  • Basics of patient management
  • Preparing for anaesthesia
  • Patient monitoring
  • Anaesthesia and systemic disease
  • Pain management
  • Anaesthetic drugs -
  • Induction agents
  • Muscle relaxants
  • Opoids
  • Exploring modes of action, breakdown, excretion
  • Recovery care - the importance of observation!
  • Airway and breathing management
  • Assessment and monitoring
  • Caring for the ventilated patient
  • Circulation -
  • Invasive and non-invasive monitoring
  • Arterial blood pressure
  • Central venous pressure
  • Monitoring the ECG -
  • Recognising life threatening arrhythmias
  • Shock - physiological response to stress
  • Level of consciousness -
  • Assessing
  • Monitoring
  • Recording
  • Post-operative complications -
  • Nausea & vomiting
  • Wound drainage
  • Urinary output
  • Hypovolaemia and principles of intravenous therapy - colloids and - crystalloid
  • Pain management including pharmacology and delivery methods
  • Review of emergencies -
  • Respiratory.
  • Cardiac arrest.
  • Allergic reaction.
  • Shock.
  • Legal responsibilities and an overview of current legislation
AIMS / OUTCOMES

To understand and explore:

  • The principles of anaesthesia and the action of certain anaesthetic drugs
  • Principles of recovery care, ABC, shock and LOC
  • Potential post-operative complications

Dates available on arrangement

M&K Update Ltd can also create this course for you on arrangement at your workplace.

Inhouse training (at your location) for groups, our fees are per course and we stipulate a course maximum capacity (there is no minimum number)
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