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Bachelor of Operating Department Practice (Hons)
Bachelor of Operating Department Practice (Hons)

Bachelor of Operating Department Practice (Hons)

  • ID:LC440132
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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* Appropriate clothing and equipment, study materials

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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

English Requirements

  • IELTS overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each element
  • TOEFL iBT - Listening: 17, Reading: 18, Speaking: 20, Writing: 17
  • Pearson PTE - Listening: 59, Reading: 59, Speaking: 59, Writing: 59

Other Requirements

  • English GCSE Grade C or above (or equivalent)
  • Maths GCSE Grade C or above (or equivalent)
  • Interview
  • Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
  • Written test (literacy)
  • Written test (numeracy)
  • Health screening
  • Science GCSE Grade C or above (preferred)

Course Information

The BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice has been designed for healthcare workers with an interest in working as registered operating department practitioners to offer co-ordinated patient-centred care during the peri-operative period. Students on this course have intensive periods of time in university followed by periods in clinical practice, working alongside a qualified mentor in a range of peri-operative care settings: anaesthetics, operating theatres, emergency departments, intensive care and recovery.

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  • Anaesthetic Practice (Bsc) (OPE018-1) Compulsory
  • Intraoperative Surgical Care (OPE016-1) Compulsory
  • Professional Studies For Perioperative Practice (Bsc) (OPE017-1) Compulsory
  • Sciences For The Perioperative Practice (Bsc) (OPE019-1) Compulsory
  • Enhanced Anaesthetic Practice (OPE025-2) Compulsory
  • Enhanced Intraoperative Surgical Practice (OPE026-2) Compulsory
  • Holistic Approach To Coordinating Care (OPE027-2) Compulsory
  • Post Anaesthetic Care (Bsc) (OPE028-2) Compulsory
  • Sciences For Enhanced Perioperative Practice (Bsc) (OPE029-2) Compulsory
  • Clinical Leadership For Perioperative Practice (OPE001-3) Compulsory
  • Critical Care For Operating Department Practitioners (OPE003-3) Compulsory
  • Developing Care Roles For The Operating Department Practitioner (OPE002-3) Compulsory
  • Medicines Management And Pharmacology (OPE004-3) Compulsory
  • Mentorship And Supervision For Perioperative Practice (OPE005-3) Compulsory
  • Service And Patient Experience Improvement Project (OPE006-3) Compulsory
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

On successful completion of the course, you will be eligible to apply to register with the Health and Care Professions Council as an Operating Department Practitioner and apply to NHS Trusts and the private, voluntary and independent sector for employment as an operating department practitioner in a range of contexts.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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