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Jackie Kent

Jackie Kent

Senior Lecturer - Perioperative Practice

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    020 7815 8357
  • School/Division:
    Health and Social Care / Allied Health Sciences

Jackie Kent teaches on a number of courses related to perioperative healthcare. She has extensive clinical experience of critical care nursing, in both operating theatre and ICU settings, in a leading London teaching hospital. Particular areas of expertise within the perioperative field include anaesthetic care, management of the critically ill patient and acute physiological disorders, utilising the simulation facilities ("Sim-Man") to enhance student's understanding in these areas. During her clinical career Jackie gained considerable experience in supporting healthcare students in real work situations, and utilises this expertise in facilitating placement opportunities for current students.

Jackie has a Master's degree in Education.

CertHE Perioperative Practice / BSc Operating Department Practice

Level 4 (Year 1)

  • Introduction to Working in the Perioperative Environment
  • Basic Anatomy and Physiology for Perioperative Practice
  • Fundamental Perioperative Practice Skills
  • Caring for Individuals in the Perioperative Environment
  • Building Operating Department Practice Skills / Perioperative Skills
  • Concepts of Interprofessional Practice in Health and Social Care

BSc Operating Department Practice

Level 5 (Year 2)

  • Developing Operating Department Practice Skills
  • Post Anaesthesia Care Skills
  • Scope of Practice for Operating Department Practitioners
  • Perioperative Practice Skills for Paediatrics
  • Emergency Care in Theatres

BSc (Hons) Professional Nursing Practice (Operating Department Care)

Level 6 (Post-registration)

  • Fundamentals of Operating Department Care
  • Evidence Based Operating Department Care

Extensive consideration of the student's experience of healthcare education, from both academic and placement perspectives.

  • Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)
  • Member of the Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP)
  • Associate Member of College of Operating Department Practice (CODP)
  • Member of CODP CUE forum (Clinical and University Educators' forum)