|Programme title||ASP in Upper and Lower GI Physiology|
|Outcome awards||NSHCS accredited ASP in Upper and Lower GI Physiology incorporating:
|Programme length||1 year|
|Mode(s) of study||Work-based with integrated part time academic study|
|Date of approval||27th April 2018|
|NSHCS programme fee||£1030|
On completion of this ASP practitioners will have completed an introduction to the upper and lower GI system. Practitioners will be proficient in breath tests, endoanal ultrasound and 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 that patient safety standards are upheld.
|Module code||Module title||Credits|
|SPS302||Introduction to Gastrointestinal Physiology||10|
|SPS320||Lower GI Physiology and Endoanal Ultrasound||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.