Post Anaesthetic Acute Care

Continuing Professional Development (short course)

Blended learning

12 weeks

Module level: 6

Module credits: 30 credits



As a healthcare professional, you need to be able to deliver safe standards of care during critical phases throughout the patient care pathway. The aim of this module is for you to work in acute areas and the post-anaesthetic care area.

Full description

Who should attend?

This course offers a unique mix of practical and academic study. It’s an ideal progression route whether you’re a qualified operating department practitioner (ODP) or nurse working in perioperative care and critical care areas.


All sessions take place face-to-face.

10, 24 May 2022
7, 21 June 2022
5, 19 July 2022

12, 26 May 2022
9, 23 June 2022
7, 21 July 2022

Where you'll study

Your faculty

The Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care is the largest in ARU, with over 7,000 students. Our Faculty is teeming with expertise and primed to meet the demand for creating health professionals, teachers, doctors, scientists and educators for the three districts we serve: Chelmsford, Cambridge and Peterborough.

We have been training undergraduates for professional roles for over 25 years, with a reputation for quality, dedication and ambition balanced with student satisfaction.

We know that to give our students the very best experiential learning, prior to getting into the workplace, simulation is second to none, for safe, realistic, learning environments. We have invested heavily in purpose built simulated wards, science labs and skills space, to support our students through their learning.

Where can I study?

Blended learning
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Study at a time that suits you, using our learning management system.

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Fees & funding

Course fees

30 Credits (Level 6) for courses starting in 2021/22


30 Credits (Level 6) for courses starting in 2022/23


Funding for CPD

Please ask your manager or Education Lead about available funding before you apply.

Contact details

Anand Kannan (Module Leader)

CPD Admissions

Entry requirements

If you wish to be considered for this module, you’ll have the appropriate professional qualifications or experience in a related field.

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