Diploma for Operating Room Technicians

The OR Technicians Diploma will be spread over 12 months comprise of 96hours theoretical studies and 340 hours clinical practice /assessment undertaken during within the morning and evening duty hours in OR Department.

Course Objectives:
Upon completion of this program, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the function of OR job responsibilities of a technician.
  • Describe the team work approach in Operating Room.
  • Discuss anatomy and physiology and related medical terms.
  • Apply communication and human relationship skills.
  • Discuss importance of regulation, standards, and quality assurance
  • Understand basic microbiology and related definitions for infection prevention and control.
  • Demonstrate hand hygiene and identify the personal protective attires
  • Discuss environmental concerns in Operating Room.
  • Identify simple and complex surgical instruments
  • Discuss and demonstrate equipment handling in Operating Room.

Program Requirements:

  • Employed as OR Technicians in SKMCH & RC Operation Theater
  • Self-motivated

Teaching Strategies: Lecture/Discussion, Audiovisuals, demonstration and return demonstration of standardized instruments.