Anaesthetic Nursing (6 Days)



To enable the Registered Nurse to develop a broad knowledge base and to enhance their skills in the care of people undergoing or recovering from anaesthesia.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course the Registered Nurse will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the scientific basis for the management of the patient during the induction, maintenance, reversal and recovery phases of anaesthesia
  • Discuss a range of current research pertinent to anaesthetic and recovery nursing
  • Reflect on their pre-existing practice and how this practice can be enhanced
  • Debate the ethical/legal aspects that are relevant to professional accountability in the nursing management of patients undergoing anaesthesia and recovery
  • Demonstrate development in the care management of patients undergoing and recovering from anaesthesia
  • Manage risk in the anaesthetic room and recovery environment to ensure patient safety
  • Demonstrate the development of the skills required by the nurse during the induction, maintenance, reversal and recovery phases of anaesthesia
  • Collaborate effectively as part of the multi-disciplinary team to ensure safe, effective and high quality patient-centred care is delivered


Registered Nurses





Please note you will be informed in advance if there is a direct cost to you or your organisation for your attendance at this programme.

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Thu 11, Tue 23 January, Tue 13, Thu 22, Wed 28 February + Fri 16 March 2018
CEC - Altnagelvin Evelyn Walton
Stella McFadden