Theatre Access Basic Course

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Theatre Access Basic Course

Operating room best practice is based on the AfPP’s Standards and Recommendations for Safe Perioperative Practice 2016.

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This course will help you:

  • Recognise the importance of minimising risk to the patient whilst you are present in the operating room.
  • Identify health and safety issues in the area relative to your own safety.
  • Recognise your role in protecting the patients’ confidential information.
  • Identify correct theatre clothing, and personal protective equipment specific to areas of the operating department.
  • Describe the importance of infection prevention and control in relation to operating room practice.
  • Understand the surgical team structure and their roles.
  • Set up and manage equipment trials effectively.

Who can take the course?

Medical representatives, healthcare suppliers and engineers 

Course Duration

1 hour

Certificate Duration

2 years