What Do Operation Theatre Assistant Do

Operation theatre assistant, also called operating room technicians, assist in surgical operations. They prepare operating rooms, arrange equipment, and help doctors and nurses during surgeries.


Operation Theatre Assistant may
transport patients to surgery.

Operation theatre assistant work as members of a healthcare team alongside physicians and surgeons, registered nurses, and other healthcare workers.

During an operation, surgical technologists pass instruments and supplies to surgeons and first assistants. Operation theatre assistant also may prepare, care for, and dispose of specimens taken for laboratory analysis. In addition, they apply dressings. After an operation, surgical technologists may help transfer patients to recovery rooms and may clean and restock operating rooms.

Before an operation, surgical technologists prepare the operating room by setting up surgical instruments and equipment. They also prepare patients for surgery by washing and disinfecting incision sites, positioning patients on the operating table, and covering patients with sterile drapes. Surgical technologists prepare sterile solutions used in surgery and check that all surgical equipment is working properly. They help the surgical team put on sterile gowns and gloves.

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Duties

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Operation theatre assistant assist
doctors in the operating room.



Work Enviorment

Most surgical technologists work in hospitals. Some work in outpatient surgery centers or in offices of physicians or dentists who perform outpatient surgery.

Surgical technologists wear scrubs (special sterile clothing) while they are in the operating room.

They are typically on their feet and work next to others. At times, they may be exposed to communicable diseases and unpleasant sights, odors, and materials

Most surgical technologists work full time. Surgical technologists employed in hospitals may work or be on call during nights, weekends, and holidays. They may be required to work shifts lasting longer than eight hours.




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Entry Qualification And Fee Structure.
Duration of The Course Two Year
Entry Qualification I.sc Passed with Biology
Admission Fee 2,000.00
Registration Fee 1,000.00
Library Fees 5,00.00 Per Year
Course Fee 15,000.00/Per Year

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Scheme of Examination For Diploma in O.T. Assistant First Year:-

SI. No.

Subject

Full Marks

Pass Marks

1

Anatomy

100

50

2

Physiology

100

50

3

Microbiology

100

50

Total Theory Marks

300

150

4

PRACTICAL

A

Practical

100

50

B

Viva

40

20

Total Theory Marks

140

70


Scheme of Examination For Diploma in O.T. Assistant Second Year:-

SI. No.

Subject

Full Marks

Pass Marks

1

General Nursing

100

50

2

Medicine

100

50

3

Surgery

100

50

4

Anaesthetic

100

50

Total Theory Marks

400

200

5

PRACTICAL

A

Practical

100

50

B

Viva

40

20

Total Theory Marks

140

70

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