Foundations for Operating Department Practice: Essential Theory for Practice

Hannah Abbott (Editor), Helen Booth (Editor)

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Written by Operating Department Practitioners (ODPs) for Operating Department Practitioners this book is key reading for all ODP students, qualified professionals, practitioners, theatre managers and even surgeons and anaesthetists who wish to better understand the modern role of the ODP. Thoroughly revised and updated, Foundations for Operating Department Practice, 2nd edition supports both pre- and post-registration ODPs throughout their academic studies and beyond in their professional careers, it covers: ? Working in the Perioperative Team ? Research and Evidence Based Practice ? Patient Safety ? Psychosocial Aspects of Operating Department Practice ? Ethics and Legal Frameworks ? Reflection, Leadership and Management ? Professional Practice, Lifelong Learning and Continued Professional Development Each chapter gives examples of case studies and pedagogy designed to help ODP students see the relevance of these issues to their everyday practice and enhance learning and study. This book is the first of its kind to bring together the fundamental professional knowledge that supports and underpins the ODPs practice to enable them to deliver effective, compassionate and evidence-based care to the patient.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherOpen University Press
ISBN (Print)9780335251025
Publication statusPublished (VoR) - 8 Mar 2024


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