University of Birmingham
Physician Assistant (Anaesthesia)
Registered health care practitioners (eg, nurses, operating department practitioners) require 1 or both of the following: at least 3 years' full-time, post-qualification work experience in a relevant area, and evidence of recent (within 3 years) and successful academic activity; a 1st degree in a health-related subject. New entrants to health care (graduates or graduate equivalent) require: a biomedical science or biological science background; preferably a 2nd Class Honours degree or better, or other evidence of recent and successful academic activity; a demonstrable commitment to a career in health care.
Introduction to clinical practice (1); introduction to clinical practice (2); introduction to anaesthesia; physics in anaesthesia; the anaesthesia machine and monitoring; the heart and circulation; the airways and lungs; the kidneys, liver, endocrine system and blood; the brain and nervous system; clinical history and examination; management of life-threatening emergencies; advanced practice.
Exams and the mock OSCE. The final OSCE examination takes place at the Royal College of Anaesthetists in London.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PgDip||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 4,380 per Year 1 (EU)||27 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 4,380 per Year 1 (England)||27 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 4,380 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||27 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 4,380 per Year 1 (Scotland)||27 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 4,380 per Year 1 (Wales)||27 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Edgbaston Campus||Birmingham||B15 2TU||West Midlands|
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