We offer training in the field of preoperative 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 assist in the bring patients to the operation room.
  • Maintains cleanliness in the operating room and ensures adequacy of provisions before a surgery.
  • Clean and disinfect surgical instrument 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
  • Prepare the patient before surgery by washings disinfection the area for surgery.
  • Prepare necessary equipment and instrument prior to procedure/surgery.
  • Assists in bringing the patient to the operating room.
  • Attends the needs of the patients while inside the operation room.
  • Assist surgeon during the procedure.
  • Assist nursing staff in keeping patient safe the procedure by assisting with the application of restraints and following the recommended protocol.
  • Takes care of any specimen 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

  • County Government hospitals
  • Government Health Parastatals
  • Private Hospitals
  • Community Health services

Course Duration 2 years

Semester Duration: 4 Academic semesters

Qualifications for the course 

  • KCSE mean grade C- minus

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