Diploma in Operating Room Assistant is a homegrown programme that aimed to produce a qualified Operating Room Assistant. Diploma Operating Room Assistant previously known Diploma in Operating Department Practice has produced more than 100 candidates, who are working along with nurses, surgeons and anaesthesiologists. The programme has been rebranded and renamed to fulfil the market demand. The content was reviewed to meet MQF version 2, in preparing graduate to become Operating Room Assistant. Diploma in Operating Room Assistant is an integral practice of the healthcare team who render specialist care prior to operation to the patients in support of the surgeon and anaesthetist profession. They involved in assessing, delivering and evaluating patient’s anaesthesia, surgery and recovery. This course is in line with the aspiration by the Ministry of Health Malaysia toward health for all with the combined effort of KPJ Healthcare Berhad. Duration of program is 3 years.
As Operating Department Practitioner assisting Surgeons and Anesthetists in surgeries.
As surgical sale representative personnel for surgical instruments and equipment in operation theatre and any other surgical related field.
As a Preceptor in assisting and guiding the students’ clinical placement.