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1 Diploma of Higher Education Operating Department Practice

2 ODPs are key members of the perioperative team. They work closely with other healthcare professionals to ensure that patients receive the highest standards of care through their perioperative journey. As an ODP you will deliver expert, compassionate care throughout all phases of this journey to enhance the experience of patients and their carers. Operating Department Practice

3 Redesigned and exciting programme which enables students to become competent, highly sought after, effective and adaptive professionals Endorsed by the College of Operating Department Practitioners (CODP) Eligibility to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) The qualification

4 Highly integrated and focused 2-year course High emphasis on developing your clinical practice- 60% of the programme is in the practice setting Theoretical modules are delivered through the use of lectures, simulation, seminars, clinical skills lab work, action learning sets, SoMe, home learning etc. Shared learning with other allied health professionals Course structure

5 Safe, competent and confident practitioner Accountable and autonomous Life long learning and transferable skills Reflective and clinical reasoning skills Research ethos Non-judgemental and anti-discriminatory National requirements Course aims

6 YrODP course structure 1 Introduction to Anatomy and physiology- IPL Preparation for Professional Practice 1-IPL Operating Department Practice 1 Surgery Anaesthetics and PACU Clinical Practice 1 2 Enhanced Anaesthetics and PACU Enhanced Surgery Operating Department Practice 2 Project Studies- IPL Clinical Practice 2 Pharmacology Paediatrics 1 + Optional (Free)Pre-registration Mentorship

7 Year 1 draft programme

8 Year 2 draft programme

9 Mentors Shifts Attendance Placement allocation Financial support Placements


11 Academic staff including clinical staff- bringing back real life Anaesthetists, Surgeons, Psychologists, sociologists, other AHPs, physiologists, pharmacologists teach on our ODP modules to bring you the very best information available New opportunities New approaches

12 Specific Student Services e.g. Disability ASSIST services; International Student Advisory Services; Student Counselling General Personal tutors Cohort Leads Programme Lead Support with your studies

13 Admissions Process NB: If you have a disability, please let us know as soon as possible so we can plan to facilitate your studies Plymouth University offer Commitment to the course BE SURE before you start Checks: Disclosure barring service Occupational health screen Checks: Disclosure barring service Occupational health screen Begin the course

14 Once you have confirmation of your results please contact Admissions immediately so the admissions process can begin promptly………… Conditional offer

15 NHS or Private Sector operating theatre environments Career progression within educational, research and managerial roles. Clinical roles exist in a range of other settings, including critical care units, trauma and medical response teams. Through further study ODPs can work in roles such as the Physicians Assistant (Anaesthesia); the Surgical Care Practitioner. Employment prospects

16 Unique features: Excellence in teaching and learning Staff (enthusiasm, expertise and experience) Specialist facilities and education Inter-professional learning Eligibility for registration with HCPC 100% employment Open Day 2013 Why study with us?

17 Any Questions?

18 A copy of this presentation can be found on our open day web pages at: Follow us, and tell us what you think about today #PlymOpenDay #PlymUniODP

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