Studying Surgical Care Practitioner (Abdominal, Pelvic and General Surgery) at University of Plymouth you will:
- Advance your professional expertise and specialist knowledge through learning tailored to your specialty.
- Consider research approaches to care delivery and investigate the surgical patient experience.
- Expand your research knowledge and skills to design and conduct your own study.
- Benefit from professorial academic, and theoretical teaching. Visiting lecturers include current practising qualified Surgical Care Practitioners and Consultant Surgeons.
- Further your career progression through the Knowledge and Skills Framework on completion of the MSc - national examples include practitioners achieving Band 8a and 8b, who manage their own operation lists, or organise and deliver screening and follow-up programmes.
- Royal College of Surgeons accredited programme.
- Advancing Research Knowledge in Practice 2
- Substantive Professional Project
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
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- a named consultant surgeon who will be your clinical supervisor
- a current and live registration with either the Nursing and Midwifery Council (Part 1 or 2) or the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
- successful completion of PgDip Surgical Care Practitioner (Abdominal, Pelvic and General Surgery) or equivalent
- a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check (previously CRB)
- a satisfactory occupational health clearance.
- To be confirmed
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