Anaesthetic Award for Registered Nurses

This programme is a both a practice-and-theory-focused module designed to equip nurse practitioners working in the area of anaesthetics to develop the knowledge and the skills required to work in this specialist field. To complete the award students must be working in the area of anaesthetics within their field of practice and be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), with support from their employer to complete the required theoretical and practical competencies required.

The Anaesthetic Award for Registered Nurses is awarded by BPP University.

Programme details
Location

London Waterloo

Start Date

September and January

Length of programme

20 weeks

Modes of study

Classroom and online

Assessment

Critical Reflection, completion of Practice Assessment Document

How to apply

Please apply direct or for more information request a call back

*For students undertaking the full-time with an international clinical placement option only, subject to contract.

Key Information

  • Designed to upskill Registered Nurses in the theatre setting
  • Supernumerary status whilst completing the practical elements of the programme.
  • A cohesive programme that allows you to make sound links between theory and practice.
  • Designed in partnership with an NHS Foundation Trust
  • A range of general and specialist practical experiences with different client groups (depending on the availability in your employing organisation).
  • The reflective element of the assessment and the competency document would also contribute to the process of revalidation for registered nurses

Programme Details

The Anaesthetic Award for Registered Nurses is delivered by academics and expert practitioners in the field of Anaesthetics.

Designed to upskill registered nurses in the theatre setting, this programme has been developed in partnership with an NHS Foundation Trust. Practice areas will provide a range of general and specialist experiences with different client groups depending on the availability in your employing organisation.

In addition, the reflective element of the assessment and the competency document would also contribute to the process of revalidation for registered nurses.

The programme will include study days based in BPP Waterloo as well as online teaching materials utilised to support the taught sessions. Seminars in practice are used to make strong links between theory and practice.

Modules

  • Anaesthetic Award for Registered Nurses, 40 credits 

Entry Requirements for

Must be a registered Nurse with current registration to practice completed at Diploma Level and one-year post-registration experience on commencing the programme.

You also must have the support of your employer with access to a mentor/ supervisor who works in the area of anaesthetics and has had their expertise verified.

If English is not your first language, you will need to have an IELTS or equivalent score of 7.0 overall (with a minimum of 7.0 for each component), or provide evidence of instruction and assessment predominantly in English throughout education.

Fees for January 2017

  • UK/EU students: £995

Fees for September 2017

  • UK/EU students: £1,000

A deposit of £250 will need to be paid within 48 hours of accepting your offer, in order to secure your place.

Additional Fee Information

Resit fees for assessments £75
Resit fees to repeat a 15-credit module £400
Resit fees to repeat a 20-credit module £530
Resit fees to repeat a 30-credit module £800
Resit practical assessment fee £100
Resit clinical assessment fee £250