Diploma in Operation Room Assistant is a homegrown programme that aimed to produce a qualified Operating Room Assistant. Diploma Operation Room Assistant previously known Diploma in Operating Department Practice has produced more than 100 candidates, who are working along with nurses, surgeons and anesthesiologist. The programme has been rebranded and renamed to fulfill 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 anesthetist profession. They involved in assessing, delivering and evaluating patient’s anesthesia, 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.
- Operation Theatre
- As Operating Department Practitioner assisting Surgeons and Anesthetists in surgeries.
- Healthcare Industry
- As surgical sale representative personnel for surgical instruments and equipment in operation theatre and any other surgical related field.
- As Tutor or Work Based Assessor (WBA) for operating department practice program.
- Assisting and guiding students during clinical placement