Operating Department Practice Open Event (Manchester)

5th Nov 2012, 2:00pm - 6:00pm

Armstrong House, Manchester

An open event taking place on Monday 5th November 2012, from 2pm-6pm at Armstrong House (Brancaster Road, Manchester), presents a great opportunity to find out more about training to work as an Operating Department Practitioner (ODP).

You will get the chance to chat to tutors, view the clinical skills centre and receive advice on applying and course entry requirements.

By joining the BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice programme 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 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. The programme is offered at both the University’s Ormskirk and Manchester campuses with start dates available in April 2013 and September 2013. Clinical placements are available in Merseyside, Greater Manchester and East Cheshire. We will endeavour, where possible, to place you in a Trust near to where you live.

You can expect your tuition fees to be paid by the Department of Health (subject to confirmation by the Government for academic year 2013/14) and may be entitled to receive a means-tested NHS-funded bursary.

Book Your Place

To book a place at this event, please call 01695 657 249.

To find out more about this programme, you can view full course information. Alternatively, you can read about a day in the life of an ODP at www.edgehill.ac.uk/health/odp.