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An overview of paediatric anaesthesia

An overview of paediatric anaesthesia

An overview of paediatric anaesthesia

Helen Elizabeth Langton
Helen Elizabeth Langton
on behalf of ICNus

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Launch date: 02 Oct 2018
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Last updated: 31 Oct 2018

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Description

This learning module provides an overview of the nursing considerations for paediatric anaesthesia. It is aimed at newly qualified operating department practitioners and anaesthetic nurses, and those with limited experience in the care of paediatric patients. It explores the ways in which paediatric anatomy and physiology differ from those of adults and looks at the implications for treatment in the anaesthetic environment. It also discusses the equipment required and the rationale for its use.

Objectives

Between 20% and 25% of the UK population are children (James and Walker 2013, The Royal College of Anaesthetists 2015) and many children attend hospital for a general anaesthetic when undergoing surgery and/or investigations. Paediatric anaesthesia is a specialised area and requires particular competencies. This module aims to inform operating department practitioners and anaesthetic nurses who have limited experience of working with paediatric patients.

On completion of this course you will gain an understanding of:
Describe the requirements of your profession’s regulatory body in relation to proficiency to work with paediatric patients undergoing anaesthesia.
Helen Elizabeth Langton

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Helen Elizabeth Langton
on behalf of ICNus

Theatre practitioner, Great Western Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Swindon, England.

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This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • 0.50 Hours

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