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Operating Department Practice

Operating Department Practice

  • Degree BSc
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Subject Medicine
  • Duration 36 months
  • Start date Jan-2000

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This degree offers students the skills needed to deliver essential services in the operating theatre and give high standards of perioperative care to patients. Operating Department Practitioners play an essential role in the delivery of services in the operating theatre. As an ODP, one will play an important part of the theatre team and work alongside surgeons and anaesthetists. Students are required to sign a contract of professional behaviour on commencement of the award. This degree includes hands-on experience of working with patients, combined with plenty of opportunities to apply theoretical knowledge in the operating theatre environment. Students will spend approximately 50% of their time in clinical practice during the course of their studies. The placements will take place at a variety of hospitals across Staffordshire and Shropshire. Students will work in a range of surgical areas, including general and abdominal surgery, orthopaedics, obstetrics, and ear, nose and throat.

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