Operating Department Practice Open Afternoon

20th Nov 2014, 2:00pm - 5:30pm

Armstrong House, Manchester

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Would you like to work in an operating theatre?

If so, we are holding an open afternoon for anyone interested in the BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice at our Manchester city centre campus.

By joining the BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice you will:

  • Train to provide high standards of care during the anaesthetic, surgical and recovery phases of hospital patients’ treatment;
  • Learn the skills, behaviours and attitude required to work as part of a team caring for patients undergoing surgery and anaesthesia;
  • Graduate eligible to apply to the Health and Care Professions Council for registration as an Operating Department Practitioner.

What is an Operating Department Practitioner?

ODPs provide high standards of patient care and skilled support alongside medical and nursing colleagues during surgery. They work with surgeons, anaesthetists and theatre nurses to help ensure every operation is as safe and effective as possible. The starting salary on qualification is approximately £24,000 per year (NHS Band 5).

The BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice is a three-year degree programme where you will spend 60% of your time working and learning within local hospital operating theatres.

Further information can be found here