Course Details
Course Requirements

Certificate in Perioperative Theatre Technology

We offer training in the field of perioperative theatre technology both for diploma and certificate programs. Theatre technicians are responsible for the following.
• Responsible for disinfection, preparation, cleanliness and maintenance of the operating room before and after surgery and assists in bringing patient to the operating room.
• Maintains cleanliness in the operating room and ensures adequacy of provisions before a surgery.
• Clean and disinfect surgical instruments and equipment after surgery.
• Prepare surgical instrument and equipment for autoclaving/sterilization per protocol
• Maintains and keeps all surgical tools sterile and orderly.
• Maintains and keeps all equipment clean and functional.
• Prepares the patient before and after surgery by washing and disinfecting the area for surgery.
• Prepare necessary equipment and instrument prior to procedure/surgery.
• Assists in bringing the patient to the operating room.
• Attends to the needs of the patient while inside the operating room.
• Assist surgeon during the procedure.
• Assist nursing staff in keeping patient safe during the procedure by assisting with the application of restraints and following the recommended protocol.
• Takes care of any specimens obtained for testing following laboratory procedures/protocol.
• Provides assistance to the surgical team and coordinates very closely with the doctors, nurses and laboratory staff.
• Clean and disinfect operating room area after each procedure/surgery.

Career opportunities
o County Governments hospitals
o Government health parastatals
o Private hospitals
o Community health services

Course Duration: 1 Year

Semister Duration: 2 Academic Semesters

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Qualifications For the Course

  • KCSE mean grade C- minus D+ English / Kiswahili, D+ Biology/Biological