Surgical Care Practitioner (Cardiothoracic Surgery)
You must be currently registered as a nurse or allied health professional with a minimum of 18 months post registration. You should also be employed as a SCP trainee and able to provide evidence of Level 6 study (or equivalent). Once you have received an offer of a place on the course you must provide evidence of support by a named consultant surgeon mentor and a named clinical manager. You must also provide a sponsorship letter from your employer demonstrating: Financial support for you to undertake the Royal College of Surgeons basic surgical skills course within the first year of the programme (if you have already completed this please provide evidence with your application as this will not need to be repeated); Employer's support for your release from practice for a maximum of 30 days in Year 1 and 20 days in Year 2.
Year 1 core modules: developing core surgical care practitioner skills; evidence-based practice. Year 2 core modules; cardiothoracic surgical care practitioner skills; plus 1 option module.
A variety of assessment methods are used including practice-based competencies, a viva voce and written case studies.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PgDip||Block-release||September 2016||-||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Teesside University||Middlesbrough||TS1 3BA||North East|
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