Perioperative Care Practitioners Intraoperative Non-Technical Skills (PINTS)

7 Feb 20
07 February 2020

Perioperative care practitioners (PCPs) and surgical first assistants (SFAs) can improve their intra-operative performance and help them observe and rate intra-operative non-technical skills on this course. You will recognise the importance of non-Technical skills of all team members during operative surgery; discuss the underlying principles of non-technical skills; and identify and rate these skills.

Nurses, Perioperative Care Practitioners (PCPs) and Surgical First Assistants (SFAs)

Relevant Grades
Nurses, Surgical First Assistant (SFA), Surgical Care Practitioner (SCP)

Course Format
The format is centered on small group work and the use of simulated scenarios from the operating theatre and other industries.

Learning Outcomes
After having attended this one-day course you will be able to:

Explain the importance of non-technical skills of all members during operative surgery;
Identify the underlying principles of the non-technical skills which underpin good surgical performance as it relates to scrub practitioners, surgical first assistants, and surgical care practitioners.
Identify and rate these cognitive and social skills using a taxonomy of behaviours.

Affiliate/Member Fee, Faculty of Perioperative Care if booked on the Leadership and Development Course: £60.00

Course Fee if booked on the Leadership and Development Course: £70.00

Affiliate/Member, Faculty of Perioperative Care: £72.00

Course Fee: £80.00

Course Convenor
Mr Jeremy Ward, Consultant Upper GI Surgeon

Full details from the RCSEd website