Staffordshire University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
This degree will give you the skills needed to deliver essential services in the operating theatre and give high standards of perioperative care to patients. Operating Department Practitioners play an essential role in the delivery of services in the operating theatre. As an ODP, you will play an important part of the theatre team and work alongside surgeons and anaesthetists. Students are required to sign a contract of professional behaviour on commencement of the award. On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice. Work placements To give you hands-on experience of working with patients, combined with plenty of opportunities to apply your theoretical knowledge in the operating theatre environment, you’ll spend approximately 50% of your time in clinical practice during the course of your studies. Your placements will take place at a variety of NHS hospitals across Staffordshire and Shropshire. You will work in a range of surgical areas, including general and abdominal surgery, orthopaedics, obstetrics, and ear, nose and throat.
Year 1 Core: Introduction to Operating Department Practice, Fundamentals of Perioperative Practice, Preparation of the Patient for Anaesthesia and Surgery, Perioperative Care Pathways Year 2 Core: Research Methods in Health and Social Care, Care of Patients with Comorbidities, Developing Perioperative Care Strategies, Intermediate Perioperative Care Year 3 Core: Leadership Management and Change in Health and Social Care, Emergency Care in the Operating Department and Associated Areas, Research Development in the Operating Department, Specialised Perioperative Practice
How to apply
You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2020.
If you already have a 2020 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.
This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.
Republic of Ireland
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|