B.Sc. (Medical Lab Sciences)
Bachelor of Science in Operation Theatre Technology
Bachelor of Science in Operation Theatre Technology is course that helps the students in gaining knowledge and understanding the complexities of Operation Theatre Technology. It is a profession which deals with a combination of professionalism, skills and most importantly ethics. They also get wonderful work opportunities in surgical departments of public and private hospitals. An OT technician is in charge of the Operation Theatre along with that they preparing, cleaning and organize surgical instruments before surgery, obeying surgeons order and dealing with anaesthesia equipment. Their primary role is to assist the Surgeons, Specialist, Anaesthesiologists and Nurses. Working as Operation Theatre Technologists, they get to work and grow in the operating theatres, ICUs and emergency departments of hospitals and nursing homes.With an ever-increasing need for world-class healthcare services, students will be handpicked by transplant teams, orthopaedic clinics, gynaecology sections, cancer units, surgery, special care baby units, etc.
The vision of the program isto improve the healthcare system by providing world-class Operation Theatre Technology professionals by educating and preparing highly competent Paramedical scientists to serve their patients and the healthcare profession while demonstrating high ethical and moral standards.
- To develop and transmit knowledge of diverse aspects of health care delivery and health research.
- To provide hands-on learning experience in each discipline of the Operation Theatre and, under supervision, learns in Pre-operative, intra-operative and post-operative areas.
- To promote symbiotic relations with industry, academic and research institutions and community to meet the academicneeds of students.
- To inculcate the employability and entrepreneurial skills through value and skill-based training.
- To provide an environment for holistic evolution of the learners as human, socially responsible and conscious of sustainable ecosystem.
PROGRAM OUTCOME (PO)
PO1: Basic knowledge:Applythe basic knowledge of pathophysiology of common conditions requiring surgical procedures
PO2: Preparation of Operation Theatre:Prepare the operation theatre, load and label requested drugs, gather and assemble the surgical equipment for common surgical procedures as per the complexity and duration
PO3: Technical Support: Manage the overall upkeep of the equipment used in intensive care unit and transport of critically ill patients and assist the specialist in resuscitation, management and transfer of such patients with appropriate paraphernalia.
PO4: Emergency assistance: Assist consultant in emergency department while receiving acutely ill patients, stabilize them and transport in or out of hospital as per the individual needs.
PO5: Operation Theatre Technologist and society: Function as a member of rescue / code blue team in recognizing cardiac arrest and participate in revival cum cardiopulmonary resuscitation inside and outside hospital.
PO6: Modern tool usage: Organize equipment and monitors for procedures outside operation theatre including endoscopies, imaging, electro convulsive therapy and transport etc. and monitor through the procedures.
PO7: Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of biomedical waste on society as well as environment and to manage the hazardous waste following biomedical waste disposal protocols.
PO8: Individual and team work: Contribute in planning, setting up, commissioning, maintaining and managing operation theatre, emergency departments, and intensive care unit, cardiac catheterization lab and emergency response services as a team member.
PO9:Ethics: Practice professional and ethical responsibilities with high degree of credibility, integrity and social concern.
PO10:Communication & pre-operative preparation: Recognize the anxiety of patients in pre-operative state and appropriately assist to shift and position patient for surgical procedure.
PO11: Personality Development:Engage oneself in self-assessment and structure their continuing professional education to refine existing skills and acquire new skills for patient care and professional advancement.
PO12: Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and ability to engage in independentand life-longlearninginthebroadest context of scientific andtechnological change.
Program Specific Outcome (PSO)
At the end of the program, the student will:
PSO1: The technologist also performs equipment validations, calibrations, quality controls, statistical control of observed data, and recording normal operations.
PSO2:This program deals with healthcare professional who have the skills and knowledge to prepare and maintain Operation Theatre as well as to assist anesthetists in handling emergencies outside of OT Room.
PSO3: Competency to Identify and inspire to maintain a sterile field and follow infection control policies and procedures in operation theatre.
Program Educational Objectives (PEO):
PEO-1: Students will be able to learn the terminology of the subject and basic knowledge of cells, tissues, blood and to understand anatomy and physiology of human body. This subject will develop an understanding of the structure and function of organs and organ systems in normal human body.
PEO-2:To produce graduates who are able to classify, identify, use of instruments, sterilization, cultural requirements and to perform different microbiological tests in clinical microbiology lab.
PEO-3:To produce graduates that are able to learn the terminology of the subject and basic knowledge of cells, tissues, blood and to understand anatomy and physiology of human body
PEO- 4: To produce graduates who are aware of the composition of blood and methods of estimating different components of blood.
PEO-5: To produce graduates who would be able to Students will be able to know the basic concepts of Hematology & routine clinical investigations of Hematology laboratory.
“The Department of Operation Theatre Technology organized an enriching blood bank training at KVI Blood Bank, Amritsar for 10 days for the students of B.Sc. OTT 4th semester.”
“The Department of OTT arranged a Peer Tutoring Session on the topic of “Equipment Used in Operation Theatre”, on 12th April, 2023 which proved to be very useful for the students.”
“MLS / OTT /RIT Department Organized the “ *Blind Artist ” Activity on 23rd Feb. 2022 in Pharmacy Department.”
TALK ON FATTY LIVER
The Department of Operation Theatre Technology organized a visit to “Shoor Multi Super Specialty Hospital”, Khazana Gate, Amritsar on 22nd
December 2022 to see the functioning of their Operation Theatre.