The perioperative specialisation explores the operating theatre environment through the lens of a person- and family-centred focus. Modules cover integral anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and the significance of polypharmacy in the context of pain assessment, and management and surgical risk models.

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Completion requirements

This Specialisation consists of 20cp.

Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:

  • NRSG540Perioperative: Comprehensive Management of the Patient in Surgery10 CP
  • NRSG541Perioperative: Principles in Nursing Specialty Practice10 CP

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