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AfPP offer for sale a number of publications for the perioperative practitioner. Using the Book search facility below you can find books relating to areas of interest within the perioperative environment.

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Book cover  - Foundations in Practice
Foundations in Practice

Author - AfPP. ISBN - 978-1-904290-14-8.

This publication draws from the very successful series of open learning zone articles published in recent issues of the Journal of Perioperative Practice. Each article contains a number of continuing professional development (CPD) tasks that will assist you in your understanding of the topic and each task has ‘notional learning hours’ and NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework dimensions highlighted within its outcomes, which will assist you in complying with your CPD requirements.

AfPP member price £26.00

Non-member price £29.50

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Price is inclusive of UK postage and packing. Additional postage costs for delivery outside of the UK will be added at a later stage.

Price - £ 26.00

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Book cover  - Staffing for Patients in the Perioperative Setting 2014 (print version)
Staffing for Patients in the Perioperative Setting 2014 (print version)

ISBN - 978 1 904290 23 0.

Revised and updated, this document sets out the overarching recommendations for a staffing model utilising the associated issues that need to be considered fundamental to every perioperative environment. These environments could be in the public or the independent healthcare sector or indeed anywhere delivering perioperative care.

Staffing ratios are crucial to the overriding principles of the organisation to provide quality care, patient safety and staff welfare in the pressured perioperative setting. This edition of Staffing for patients in the perioperative environment embraces the changes that have occurred in perioperative care and seeks to provide clear guidance for calculating the safe staffing establishments for perioperative facilities.

The formula included in this publication provides a template and calculation guide of the numbers of staff required which, when completed accurately and comprehensively, gives a true reflection of whole time equivalent (WTE) staffing required for your environments. This publication is a guideline but should be viewed as the essential benchmark for perioperative staffing and associated budget for staff resources as the driver, not starting with a budget and then adapting staffing to fit.

Staffing for patients in the perioperative environment:
  • provides clear guidance for calculating safe staffing establishments
  • facilitates effective risk management
  • promotes safe staffing
  • contains a staffing policy template
  • is a valuable tool for perioperative managers
  • Member Price £19.95

    Non-Member Price £25.00

    Price ISBN 978 1 904290 23 0

    Price - £ 19.95

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    Book cover  - AfPP Cookbook
    AfPP Cookbook

    ISBN - 580-0-069365-26-4.

    AfPP has produced its first ever cookbook! This culinary collection contains recipes such as 'Honeycombe Heaven Ice Cream', 'Italian Chicken Risotto' and 'Thai King Prawn Curry'. With easy to follow instructions and a wide range of recipes catering for all tastes, you are guaranteed to cook up a treat with these yummy delights.

    Price is inclusive of UK postage. All proceeds will go to the Education and Research Fellowship Fund (ERFF).

    Price - £ 6.50

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    Book cover  - Standards and Recommendations for Safe Perioperative Practice 2011
    Standards and Recommendations for Safe Perioperative Practice 2011

    Author - AfPP. ISBN - 978-1-904290-16-2.

    The official Standards and Recommendations of the Association for Perioperative Practice

    • Essential reference for all theatre settings.
    • Written by practitioners for practitioners, this revised and updated 2011 edition of this benchmark publication provides comprehensive guidance and standards for minimising the risk to patients and perioperative personnel.
    • Standards and recommendations for inclusion in local policy within any UK perioperative setting are also outlined.

    Topics include: • legal and ethical issues • risk management • infection control • decontamination • principles of anaesthetics • clinical effectiveness • management and human resources

    THIS BOOK IS CURRENTLY BEING REVISED BUT THE 2011 VERSION IS STILL AVAILABLE AT A REDUCED PRICE OF £45.00

    AfPP member price £45.00

    Non-member price £45.00

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    Price is inclusive of UK postage and packing. Additional postage costs for delivery outside of the UK will be added at a later stage.5

    Price - £ 45.00

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    Book cover  - AfPP IN YOUR POCKET - Perioperative Practice
    AfPP IN YOUR POCKET - Perioperative Practice

    ISBN - 978-1-904291-17-9.

    This book is a helpful guide for nursing and midwifery students, student operating department practitioners and novice staff nurses presenting a concentrated ‘snap shot’ of perioperative practice. It is envisaged that individuals will use this guide as a starting point for observation and learning alongside further reading and application to practice. The book is also a helpful guide for returning and practising perioperative practitioners.

    Published in October 2011, the book has laminated pages and fits neatly in your pocket.

    AfPP member price £9.95

    Non-member price £11.95

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    Price is inclusive of UK postage and packing. Additional postage costs for delivery outside of the UK will be added at a later stage.

    Price - £ 9.95

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