University of Bedfordshire

Degree level: Undergraduate

Operating Department Practice

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Course summary

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. Additional information We would strongly recommend that all successful applicants (unless exempt on medical grounds) receive a full course of Covid-19 vaccinations prior to commencing the course.

Course details

Modules

Areas of study may include:

  • Anaesthetic practice
  • Sciences for perioperative practice
  • Intraoperative surgical practice
  • Post anaesthetic care
  • Clinical leadership
  • Mentorship and supervision for perioperative practice
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Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Health and Care Professions Council

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
B701
Institution code:
B22
Campus name:
Luton Campus
Campus code:
D

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE grade C or grade 4 in Mathematics, English and Science NVQ Level 3 and A-Level General Studies will not be accepted. We are happy to consider applicants with alternative qualifications and/or work experience. If you would like to check if your qualifications will be accepted please contact the Admissions Team.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

We would strongly recommend that all successful applicants (unless exempt on medical grounds) receive a full course of Covid-19 vaccinations prior to commencing the course.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

The fees for 2023 entry have not yet been confirmed. For information on the 2022 fees please refer to our website, https://www.beds.ac.uk/howtoapply/money/fees/
Operating Department Practice at University of Bedfordshire - UCAS