There has always been a great need for a long time, for trained Operation Theatre Personnel, to assist the Surgeons in Operation Theatres and to handle the patients in pre and post-operative care.
The main duties include preparation of operating theater, sterilizing instruments and equipments ready for surgery, preparing the patients for surgery, assisting the Doctor during a medical procedure e.g. using the devices, operating the devices, providing instruments, keeping the patient comfortable, taking post-operative notes and to act as a bridge between the patients and the relatives.
This Programme helps in building a team of qualified Operation Theatre Assistants, which would help in better and efficient patient care. The Programme is also open to the personnel already working in the Operation Theatres without any technical qualifications. The Diploma holders may be suitable for appointment as Operation Theatre Assets./ICU/CCU Care Personal in Hospitals/Nursing Homes etc.