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 Management, Operation Theatre Techniques and Operation Theatre & Anaesthesia Technology.he above mentioned subjects cover the same topics. The core subjects and training remains the same, no matter what the name of the course is!
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, carrying out Surgeons’ commands during surgery and taking care of anaesthesia equipment.
In short, 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.
Under the setup of a hospital, Operation Theatre technicians are usually part of a team that consists of Doctors, nurses and other allied healthcare professionals.
OT Technology courses mentioned above trains students in aspects like surgical procedures, surgical instruments, anaesthesia equipment & dose, patient monitoring and OT Ethics.