Study cover for Anaesthetic Practice (Online)
Advanced Diploma Online

Anaesthetic Practice (Online)

University of Derby

12 months
2520 GBP/year
2520 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Anaesthetic Practice (Online) at University of Derby is the first course in the UK to offer an online programme for nurses intending to train to become anaesthetic nurses. This innovative approach benefits both staff working in perioperative environments and employers managing acute care settings.

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Anaesthetic Practice (Online) at University of Derby   enables you to gain relevant training in your own place of work. There is no need for off-site study, saving both staff time and travel costs. Mentored placements are an integral part of the course. Your placements will be undertaken in your place of work across key specialist areas to build up your competencies along with your clinical skills.


This University Advanced Diploma in Anaesthetic Practice qualification will enable registered nurses to gain the necessary qualification and competence to work as an anaesthetic nurse in an acute care setting.

During your studies, you will have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of activities, projects and assessments. Each of these are designed to contribute towards an enhancement of your employability, and you are able to use these to build a portfolio of work which could be demonstrated to any employer.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Working and Learning in Operating Department Practice
  • Principles of Anaesthetic Practice
  • Developing Anaesthetic Practice

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and have a minimum of six months experience working within the perioperative environment as a registered nurse
  • Evidence of recent study (within the last three years) or ability to study at a degree level. If you are unable to supply evidence to support this, then you will be asked to complete a reflective piece of work related to your experience working in the perioperative environment and this will form part of your application
  • Be employed in a UK based perioperative environment for the duration of the course
  • Have agreement from your employer to provide suitable placement opportunities together with an experienced, registered and knowledgeable mentor
  • Have confirmation from your employer that you will be under supervision when working in the anaesthetic area, whilst on the course
  • Hold a current DBS check

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2520 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2520 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    2520 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2520 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.


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