The OTTM course is designed for the nurses working in district hospitals to manage the surgical emergencies mainly obstetrics and other general emergencies. Training emphasizes on clinical practices and uses competency-based evaluation of performance.
This clinical training course is designed to prepare the participant to become proficient in operation theatre nursing skills. This includes, but is not limited to managing surgical complications, surgical assistant techniques, equipment processing and care of client through all aspects of the procedure.
To teach the participants to manage, assist and provide selected operation theatre nursing care in hospitals, working with a OT team to ensure safety and appropriate care during pre, intra and post-operative period.
To provide participants with the decision-making skills needed to respond appropriately to obstetric, neonatal and other emergencies.
To ensure that participants protect and respect the right of patients to life, health, privacy and dignity throughout the operation theatre nursing care.
The course is composed of:-
12 classroom sessions for the first 6 days of total 42 days training duration.
Second week: 4 - 6 days observation and hands on clinical practice under trainers' guidance/or close supervision.
Third week onwards - perform procedure independently.
The course has been conducted at Bharatpur Hospital.