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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  - Surgical First Assistant Competency Toolkit
Surgical First Assistant Competency Toolkit

Author - AfPP. ISBN - 978-1-904290-20-9.

Surgical First Assistant Competency Toolkit

Provides a reference tool for both managers and practitioners to assist the process of strategic planning for, and implementation of, the Surgical First Assistant (SFA) role in operating theatre departments throughout the United Kingdom. 

  • Outlines the strategies and frameworks within which the SFA role can be developed.
  • Guides operating department managers and surgical supervisors to develop a co-ordinated and nationally recognised in-house training programme for individual trainee SFAs.
  • Ensures that registered perioperative practitioners demonstrate achievement of the national standards required of practitioners working in the SFA role.
  • Defines the range of knowledge, skills and standards of practice for the SFA.
  • Can be used alongside academic modules and awards, and other training packages.
  • Supplied in a ring binder so that you can add your own reports and evidence. 

 

Ring binder, 228pp, Fourth Edition, Published 2018 

  • Special offer – buy 10 and get an extra copy free

  • Member Price £100  

  • Non Member Price £130

To order: call 01423 881300

Price - £ 130.00

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Book cover  - Sharing Knowledge in the Perioperative Environment
Sharing Knowledge in the Perioperative Environment

Author - AFPP. ISBN - 978-1-904290-33-9.

The go to book for students, their mentors and newly qualified perioperative practitioners.

This publication aims to provide practical information and advice for all pre-registration student perioperative practitioners, newly qualified and non-registered practitioners. It also provides advice and guidance for individuals who support and facilitate learning within the perioperative environment.

The aim of the publication is to offer insight into the tools and support available to those undergoing learning and those supporting students. There is also information to support HCAs who may be developing their knowledge and skills within the environment

Price - £ 16.95

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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  - 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 was £19.95 now £5.00

    Non-Member Price was £25.00 now £5.00

    Price ISBN 978 1 904290 23 0

    Price - £ 5.00

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