B. Voc in Operation Theatre Technology

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B. Voc in Operation Theatre Technology is a degree course, provided by Singhania University. This course makes the aspirants to work in the operation theatre as a competent reliable technologist among the other team members of a healthcare department, under the supervision and guidance of senior doctors and Technical persons in their delivery of patient care. They can able to learn the utilization of numerous diagnostic equipment’s such as Ventilators, monitors, Defibrillators etc. and also patient assessment abilities. Training also concentrates on the knowledge and skills of monitoring infection control policy and procedures in the operation theatre.

OT Technicians work in Operation Theatre of hospitals, Emergency Departments and Intensive Care Units. Their main responsibility is to assist and help Doctors and Surgeons during surgery and emergency procedures. Under the setup of a doctor's facility, Operation Theatre experts are generally part of a team that comprises of Doctors, attendants, nurses and other allied healthcare service professionals.


Eligibility Criteria for B. Voc in Operation Theatre Technology


  • Students who completed plus two and two year of BSS Diploma course in Operation theatre Technology is eligible to get direct admission to the third year of B. Voc course (5th semester)


  • Those who qualified SSLC and two year of BSS Diploma course in X-Ray Technology gets lateral entry to the second year of B. Voc Course (3rd semester)


  • Students who completed plus two and one year of certificate course in Operation theatre Technician is eligible to get direct admission to the second year of B. Voc course (3rd semester)


  • Those who qualified SSLC and one year of certificate course in Operation theatre Technician are eligible for the B. Voc degree course.


Course Duration


  • Three years for those who enter into the course generally.

  • Candidates who completed BSS diploma course and Certificate course are possible to get admission through lateral entry scheme (For further reference check Eligibility criteria section)


More about B. Voc in Operation Theatre Technology course


Those who have qualified their Diploma in Operation Theatre Technology looks after all the work and management of the operation theatre which involves managing the patients in and out of operation theatre, looking after all the surgical instruments involving their sterilization, dressing table, arranging operation table, instrument table, anesthesia table and management of the operation theatre staff. An Operation Theatre Technologist also helps the surgeon amid the surgical operations and looks after the drugs required for surgery, drapes, anesthetic gases, linen and their sterilization.

The aim of the program is to teach and train candidates in operation theatre technology and the management of operation theatre along with handling a wide range of operating instruments including electronic and advanced equipment used in modern operation theatres.


Skills Required


Apart from the basic educational qualification, outstanding scientific skills, communication skills and behavioural skills are necessary for surgical technologists. An eye for detail, accuracy and critical thinking is a must. Team work is essential as this job necessitate the person to work in partnership with other healthcare providers. Other prerequisites necessary are optimistic attitude, compassion and high levels of endurance and dedication. They must have the aptitude to work under minimal regulation, unpredictable shifts and long hours and must remain alert during operations. Surgical technologist also must have outstanding deftness to grip various instruments in complicated ways.


Necessity of B.Voc in Operation Theatre Technology


The course provide required skill and practical knowledge to the students that would help them to acquire jobs as per their requirement in the long run. This course can even help out the individuals to take a step ahead and think of becoming entrepreneurs. It can be considered as an education which is flexible in providing knowledge and thereby helping them to groom.


Diploma in Operation Theatre Technology: Job Oppurtunities


A technologist or technician can get job opportunities in Hospitals, Trauma and Emergency Centers, Private Laboratories, Nursing Homes, Blood Banks and Doctor's Office and Clinics, Government Sectors Establishments, etc.


Job types in Operation Theatre Technology


  • Teacher & Lecturer

  • OT Technician

  • Consultant

  • Associate Consultant

  • Anesthetist Consultant

  • OT Assistant

  • Lab Technician etc.


Advanced Courses in B. Voc Operation Theatre Technology


Most of the colleges offer Post graduation courses after the degree in Operation Theatre Technology.

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