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Award in Access to Operating Theatres (SCQF Level 8)

This qualification– developed in partnership with UK awarding organisation Eduqual – meets the needs of experienced senior practitioners, and individuals who are not yet operationally competent in their chosen field.

Assessment Criteria

As a qualification there are three key elements to be met:

  • Technical Knowledge
  • Clinical Skill
  • Reflective Practice

This unit will be assessed through three different activities:

  • Candidates will complete a comprehensive written assessment which will include the principles of Safe Practice within the relevant clinical areas
  • Candidates will complete a multiple-choice questionnaire covering all aspects of the taught Hospital/Theatre Skills unit and its pre-course reading
  • Candidates will be expected to demonstrate personal competencies in an actual hospital clinical area under simulated conditions

Delivery

The programme will be delivered in a relevant clinical setting by a qualified faculty with defining knowledge and experience and will comprise formal presentations, problem-based learning and practical clinical sessions.

EduQual’s MedTech qualifications are credit-rated under the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF), ensuring they are of the highest quality.

This qualification is recognised as a National Occupational Standard. It is also valid for all credentialing schemes, including the MIA scheme.

For more information about qualifications across the United Kingdom and Ireland click here.

Dates and Venues

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Fri 11 Oct 2019 - Sat 12 Oct 2019
Thorpe Park Hotel
Thu 12 Dec 2019 - Fri 13 Dec 2019
Thorpe Park Hotel
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