Advanced Professional Practice in Healthcare

Module code: OP3004

This module will enable you to spend time in the operating theatre department -and in other areas of the hospital- where you will have the opportunity to demonstrate independently the key transferable skills associated with the safe and ethical practice of a developing health care professional. The experience within the operating theatres and in the wider hospital environment will give you an insight into the patient’s holistic surgical experience. This module will enable you to apply all aspects of professional practice in healthcare, the principles and application of quality assurance and research methodology to clinical practice. You will explore how inter-professional collaboration contributes to patient care, safety and effective clinical outcomes.


  • 30 hours of lectures
  • 40 hours of seminars
  • 25 hours of practical classes and workshops
  • 85 hours of guided independent study
  • 120 hours of placement


  • Extended professional portfolio (100%)