Study Pattern: Operating Department Practice (Apprenticeship) BSc (Hons) (online)

On this page you will find the study pattern for our BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice (Apprenticeship) online programme.

This study pattern highlights the module that you will need to study and select for the upcoming academic year. The scheduled modules for the remainder of your programme, outlined below, are based on the current plan, however, please note that the order of these may be subject to change. Should any changes be made, we will communicate this to you as soon as possible. Should you have any concerns regarding this, please do not hesitate to contact us on +44 (0)1332 594000 (option 4) or UDOLenrolment@derby.ac.uk 

For our students completing the programme at the accelerated rate of study, we recommend that you study 40 hours per week.

Operating Department Practice, BSc (Hons) - accelerated (3 year) with autumn (September) start

Study PatternAutumnSpringSummer
Year 1

Working and Learning in Operating Department Practice
(4OD500)
20 credits

Principles of Scrub and Circulating Practice
(4OD501)
20 credits

Principles of Anaesthetic Practice for Assistant Practitioners
(4OD502)
20 credits

Science and Pharmacology for Operating Department Practice
(4OD503)
20 credits
Anatomy and Physiology for Operating Department Practice 1
(4OD504)
20 credits

Patient Care Concepts
(4OD505)
20 credits
Year 2

Developing Anaesthetic Practice
(5OD500)
20 credits

Developing Scrub and Circulating Practice
(5OD501)
20 credits

Anatomy and Physiology for Operating Department Practice 2
(5OD502)
20 credits

Exploring Leadership and Management in Operating Department Practice
(5OD503)
20 credits
Practice in Post Anaesthetic Care
(5OD504)
20 credits

Evidence Based Practice
(5OD505)
20 credits
Year 3

Facilitating Learning and Assessment
(6OD500)
20 credits

Complex Perioperative Care
(6OD501)
20 credits

Management of Medication
(6OD502)
20 credits

Work Based Study - Dissertation
(6OD999)
40 credits
Transition to Practice Beyond Registration
(6OD503)
20 credits

Work Based Study - Dissertation
(6OD999)
40 credits continued