Practical CPD: Surgical and Theatre Nursing Practical Workshop NZ

All Day

Kahuvet Education Centre Auckland

Anita ParkinRVN, AVN, VTS – Anesthesia and Analgesia, CVPP, TAE
This workshop will provide insights into common surgical complications and deepen your understanding of their implications on a patient’s anaesthesia. Early detection and management of these complications are instrumental in the smooth progression of a patient’s surgical experience.

Beyond this, we will investigate post-operative care for the patient, addressing specific cases such as Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome (BOAS), orthopedic procedures, spinal surgeries, and Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus (GDV). Your participation in this workshop will provide you with the knowledge to provide high-quality care in the diverse role of surgical nursing.


Join us for an immersive one-day workshop designed to equip you with the essential skills and knowledge needed for a comprehensive role in surgical nursing. For this session, you will begin with the preparation of patients for surgery, orchestration of the operating theatre and its scheduling, as well as learning about the diverse array of surgical instruments and equipment used in the operating room.

Key Skills:

  • Patient Preparation for Surgery: This involves understanding the steps and protocols for preparing patients before they undergo surgical procedures.
  • Operating Theatre and Scheduling: Learning how to manage and organize the operating theatre, as well as creating and maintaining surgical schedules.
  • Surgical Instruments and Equipment: Gaining knowledge about the various instruments and equipment used in surgical procedures.
  • Recognition of Common Surgical Complications: Identifying and understanding common complications that can arise during surgery and their implications on patient anaesthesia.
  • Early Complication Detection and Management: Knowing how to detect surgical complications early and effectively manage them to ensure a smooth surgical experience for the patient.
  • Post-Operative Care: Understanding the intricacies of post-operative care, with a focus on specific cases such as BOAS, orthopaedic surgeries, spinal procedures, and GDV.

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