|Programme title||ASP in Intro and Upper GI Physiology|
|Outcome awards||NSHCS accredited ASP in Intro and Upper GI Physiology incorporating:
|Programme length||1 year|
|Mode(s) of study||Work-based with integrated part time academic study|
|Date of approval||1st January 2018|
|NSHCS programme fee||£870|
On completion of this ASP practitioners will have completed an introduction to the GI system with specialist focus on the upper GI anatomy. Practitioners will be proficient in breath tests, glucose monitoring, oesophageal manometry, pH and impedance monitoring enabling them to practice within a Gastrointestinal Physiology department. This course is designed for nurses and other healthcare professionals who are working in the GI field but have not received formalised training in GI as a specialist area. AGIP support this ASP as a route to accreditation as an independent practitioner to ensure patient safety standards are upheld.
|Module code||Module title||Credits|
|SPS302||Introduction to Gastrointestinal Physiology||10|
|SPS322||Upper GI Physiology||30|
Learning, training and assessment methods
|Learning and training||Assessment|
|Clinical experiential learning||
Employer sponsors are responsible for approving the trainee’s enrolment on the programme based on their existing qualifications and experience.