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DIPLOMA - Operation Theatre Technician

The Post graduate Diploma in OT Technician course is a 1 year fulltime program after completion of 4 trimesters as prescribed in the syllabus leading to the diploma that equips the student with analytical, evidence based learning skills. The program is generic in nature and has a component of additional learning of one area leading to an elective in that area. Psychosomatic aspects of training are a component through all the elective areas.

GOALS OF THE COURSE:

  1. To train and develop basic science graduates in to skilled technologists in the area of sterile services.
  2. To assist in the preparation of the patient for surgery taking into account the problems identified during the preoperative assessment, nature of procedure and expected postoperative course.
  3. To impart research basis to validate techniques during professional practice towards quality care of health care delivery. 
  4. To develop appropriate professional relationships in multi-disciplinary set up to provide total care.
  5. To update the students with recent evidence in the professional practice and provide them opportunities to think, reason and practice towards excellent care.
  6. To achieve skills in surgical instruments handling and it’s reprocessing techniques. 
  7. To train the graduates to execute professional practice through professional ethical code.

TRIMESTER I

SR. NO.

SUBJECT NAME

Teaching Scheme

DURATION

1.

Basics Of Human Anatomy And Physiology

THEORY

32 hours

2.

Elementary Pathology And Microbiology

THEORY

32 hours

3.

Communication Skill

THEORY

12 hours

4.

Infection control policies including Surgical asepsis

THEORY

40 hours

5.

Introduction to Pharmacology

THEORY

12 hours

6.

Preparation of OT (Anaesthesia and Surgical)

THEORY

40 hours

7.

Inventory Management

THEORY

32 hours

8.

Surgical Procedures and instruments

THEORY

40 hours

9.

Methods of Anaesthesia

THEORY

32 hours

10.

Safety for OT Personnel

THEORY

12 hours

11.

Quality Assurance in OT

THEORY

32 hours

12.

OT Ethics and Discipline

THEORY

32 hours

Total

400 hours

TRIMESTER II

SR. NO.

SUBJECT NAME

Teaching Scheme

DURATION

1.

Introduction to hospital

PRACTICALS

12 hours

2.

Departmental Process

PRACTICALS 

40 hours

3.

OT Preparation 

PRACTICALS

80 hours

4.

Basics of Anesthesia Equipment and Drugs

PRACTICALS

80 hours

5.

Introduction to Surgical equipment and Instruments

PRACTICALS

160 hours

Total

372 hours

TRIMESTER III

SR. NO.

SUBJECT NAME

Teaching Scheme

DURATION

1.

Hands on for indending,receiving and maintaining Consumables

PRACTICALS

80 hours

2.

Washing of Surgical Instruments

PRACTICALS

80 hours

3.

Preparation for different anaesthesia Methods 

PRACTICALS

80 hours

4.

Basic Infection control practices

PRACTICALS

80 hours

5.

Interdepartmental communication and interaction

PRACTICALS

40 hours

6.

FIRE Training for Department

PRACTICALS

12 hours

Total

372 hours

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