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D.O.T.T.

( Rajasthan Paramedical Council, jaipur )

ELIGIBILITY - 12TH WITH PCB/PCM SUBJECT

DURATION - 2 YEARS

FEE - 35,000/- PER YEAR

DIPLOMA IN OPERATION THEATER TECHNOLOGY BY RAJASTHAN PARAMEDICAL COUNCIL GOVT.OF RAJ

 

DIPLOMA IN OPERATION THEATER TECHNOLOGY, BY RAJASTHAN PARAMEDICAL COUNCIL GOVT.OF RAJ.

In this article, you will be reading about Operation Theatre Technology courses available in India. If you want to become an Operation Theatre Technician, OTT courses will be of help to you! The article covers topics like- course details, eligibility criteria, admission process, syllabus, pg courses & further studies, career prospects and job profiles.

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.

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. 

DIPLOMA COURSE

Though B.Sc. courses are more valuable and detailed, Diploma in Operation Technology courses are also job oriented ones! For those who like a shorter course, Diploma is much better than the Science Degree courses mentioned above.

 Diploma in Operation Theatre Technology course is also known by the short name of D.OTT. It is also known by the names of Diploma in Operation Theatre Techniques and Diploma in Operation Theatre Technician.

Duration:  The regular Diploma in Operation Theatre Technology course is 2 years long. The course consists of classroom lectures and practical sessions.

Eligibility criteria: 10+2 passed in Biology,Physics,Chemistry / Maths  from a recognized board.

Admission process: Merit  Basis of 10+2.

Fee Strcture : 35,000/- Per Year

SYLLABUS

Irrespective of the course format, core subjects remain the same, when it comes to Operation Theatre Technology. Let us take a look at the core subjects to get a better idea about the course structure.

§                                 Anatomy and Physiology

§                                 Surgical Instruments

§                                 Patient Monitoring

§                                 Surgical Principles

§                                 Pathology

§                                 Hospital Training

§                                 Operation Technology

§                                 Pharmacology

§                                 Surgical Procedure

§                                 Medical Ethics

§                                 Anaesthesia Technology

CAREER PROSPECTS AND JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Healthcare sector is going through a phase of growth. This sector, to function efficiently, will need more qualified allied healthcare professionals.

 Operation Theatres in hospitals, Emergency Care Departments as well as ICUs in hospitals are places where OT Technicians are needed. For any operation theatre to function smoothly, OT Technicians are needed! 

We all give credit to Doctors and nurses for saving patients’ lives by performing operations. Yes, they do deserve the credit. But OT technicians, who are part of the team, also deserve credit! 

Skilled OT Technicians are recruited by high profile hospitals, clinics as well as Emergency care departments. Government as well as private sector job opportunities are available in front of OTT professionals.

SALARY

Starting salary depends on a number of different factors. Prominent factors are- profile of the employer, employee skills, aptitude and grades attained by the employee. General starting salary is around 10-20 k Rupees per month. In case of Government job, salary will be based on Pay Band and scale. Abroad, in developed countries, the pay scale is much higher than what it is in India.

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