National Operating Department Practice Day Event

16th May 2019, 10:00am - 3:00pm

Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine

This is an opportunity to understand the role of the Operating Department Practitioner.

This event provides a great opportunity to visit our Ormskirk campus and find out more about our Operating Department Practice (ODP) programme and training to work as an operating department practitioner (ODP).

Interactive stations

  • Live operating theatre
  • Medical terminology matching exercise
  • Hand washing table – effective hand washing (UV light)
  • Surgical equipment talks, surgical counts/equipment show
  • Anaesthetics – airway management/demonstrations
  • Recovery demonstration, scenario
  • Timeline of historical events
  • Fastrack table
  • Practice partner stands from various healthcare organisations


10.00 – 10.30          Exploring the scope of perioperative practice
10.30 – 10.50         The student journey: student to clinical skills facilitator (CSF)
10.50 – 11.10         Break
11.10 – 11.30         Internationalisation of ODP
11.30 – 12noon     TBC


14.00 – 14.30          The student journey: student to CSF
14.30 – 15.00          Internationalisation of ODP
15.00                       CLOSE