Candidates who have completed their Diploma in Operation Theatre Technology look after all the work and management of the Operation Theatre which involves managing the patients in and out of Operation Theatre, looking after all the surgical instruments involving their sterilization, dressing table, arranging operation table, instrument table, anaesthesia table and management of the Operation Theatre staff. An Operation Theatre Technologist also helps the surgeon amid the surgical operations and looks after the drugs required for surgery, drapes, anaesthetic gases, linen and their sterilization.
The aim of the program is to teach and train candidates in Operation Theatre Technology and the management of Operation Theatre along with handling a wide range of operating instruments including electronic and advanced equipment used in modern Operation Theatres.
3+1 = 4 Years
Two year programme - Advance Diploma in Anaesthesia and Operation Theatre Technology
Three year programme - Bachelor of Science (Anaesthesia and Operation Theatre Technology)
Four year programme - Bachelor of Science Honours (Anaesthesia and Operation Theatre Technology)
At the end of the program, students will be able to:
PO1: Demonstrate basic knowledge of pathophysiology of common conditions requiring surgical procedures
PO2: Prepare the Operation Theatre, load and label requested drugs, gather and assemble the surgical equipment for common surgical procedures as per the complexity and duration.
PO3: Recognize the anxiety of patients in pre-operative state and appropriately assist to shift, induce anaesthesia and position patient for surgical procedure.
PO4: Assist consultant in emergency department while receiving acutely ill patients, stabilize them and transport in or out of hospital as per the individual needs.
PO5: Organise drugs, equipment and monitors for procedures outside operation theatre including endoscopies, imaging, electro convulsive therapy and transport etc. and monitor through the procedure
PO6: Function as a member of rescue / code blue team in recognising cardiac arrest and participate in revival cum cardiopulmonary resuscitation inside and outside hospital.
PO7: Manage the overall upkeep of the equipment used in intensive care unit and transport of critically ill patients and assist the specialist in resuscitation, management and transfer of such patients with appropriate paraphernalia.
PO8: Contribute in planning, setting up, commissioning, maintaining and managing operation theatre, emergency departments, and intensive care unit, cardiac catheterization lab and emergency response services as a team member.
PO9: Engage oneself in self-assessment and structure their continuing professional education to refine existing skills and acquire new skills for patient care and professional advancement.
PO10: Practice professional and ethical responsibilities with high degree of credibility, integrity and social concern