Operation Theatre Technology courses are job oriented. In India, different variants of this course are available. Some such well known variants includes- Operation Theatre Technology,
Operation Theatre Technicians are allied healthcare professionals. Their tasks include assisting Doctors in Surgery, arranging surgical instruments before surgery, sterilizing instrumentation before surgery, cleaning surgical instruments after surgery,
OT Technicians work at Operation Theatre of hospitals, Intensive Care Units as well as Emergency Departments. Their main task is to assist Doctors and Surgeons during surgery or emergency procedures.
Bachelor of Science Degree is 3 years long. The academic program consists of classroom lectures and practical sessions. Evaluation is done through written exam and practical test.
What is the course about?
The three years Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Degree in (Operation Theater Technology) program has been designed for meeting the demand of the growing needs of experts in the fields of operation theater management, medical ethics, anesthesia technology, post operation care.
Who should go with the course?
A person who is genuinely interested to serve the society by treating and caring patients should not think twice before taking this course.
OT Technology courses mentioned above trains students in aspects like surgical procedures, surgical instruments, anaesthesia equipment & dose, patient monitoring and OT Ethics.
Academic options after this course?
Graduates may go for relevant M.Sc. courses such as- M.Sc. in Operation Theatre Technology, Anaesthesia Technology, Intensive Care Technology etc. M.Sc. courses last for a period of 2 years. Other than M.Sc. programs, graduates may also go for relevant PG Diploma as well as PG Certificate courses.
Eligibility Of the B.Sc. in Operation Theatre
In case of most of the institutes out there, minimum educational qualification required is- 10+2 passed with minimum 45% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects. Note: Some institutes are also known to accept 10+2 passed students hailing from any stream (depending upon the course).