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Day Surgery Essentials

This program has been developed to bring greater insight into clinical practice for nurses working in the day surgery environment. It explores contemporary issues, and utilises a case study approach in many of the topics. This course is based on the most up to date evidence-based research, and follows the ACORN and ANZCA guidelines for safe clinical practice.

This program includes content delivered via recorded webinar, interactive eLearning case study and podcast.  You should complete this course if you currently work in a day surgery or endoscopy unit, or are interested in working in this area. The program is designed for nurses at any stage of their career who would like to be updated on contemporary day surgery topics.

Recorded Webinars 

  • When things go wrong: CICO, LA Toxicity, Anaphylaxis
  • Common respiratory complications: OSA, Laryngospasm, Noncardiogenic PO, Post intubation Croup
  • Respiratory monitoring & treatment: Waveform capnography, High Flow Nasal Oxygen Therapy
  • Pharmacology: Induction agents, Narcotics, Anticholinergic agents, Inhalational anaesthetics, NSAIDs
  • Discharge from day surgery: Discharge criteria, clinical deterioration, discharge care

Elective Modules

  • Care of the patient undergoing Ophthalmic surgery
  • Care of the patient undergoing endoscopic procedure
  • Care of the patient undergoing dental surgery
  • Perioperative care of paediatric patients
Course Educators
Dr Paula Foran
Dr Paula Foran

Dr Paula Foran, RN, ARR Cert, Cert IV (Assessment & Training), M.Ed, PhD. is currently the co-ordinator for the master level in nursing at The University of...

Danielle Grace
Danielle Grace

Danielle Grace RN, BN, GradDip(Peri-Op), CertIV(TAE) has 20 years’ experience in Perioperative Nursing. She has held positions of Clinical Perioperative N...


Recorded Webinar

Available anytime
6-8 hours of CPD

Educational Activities: 6 hours

Areas Of Interest: Perioperative



Price $300.00 AUD (incl. GST)

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