About the Program

The program aims to provide practical and theoretical knowledge and skills to educate professional who will work with equipment in all fields of health sciences through a multidisciplinary approach so that the graduates can work together with experienced surgeons and provide all surgical instruments to the surgeons used in the operating room during surgery. All students can apply to the Operating Room Services Program by providing relevant examination scores and also students who graduated from the vocational high school's emergency medical technician, first aid and emergency care technician, elderly services, patient and elderly services departments can enter without examination on the basis of Secondary Achievement Points. Students who graduate from our program can go through the Vertical Transfer Exam (DGS) to the "Emergency Aid and Disaster Management", "Nursing”, “Health Services" license departments.

Educational Opportunities

The staff offering the courses in this program is strong in both academic and clinical aspects. Students who are in this department, with the training provided by the strong staff, in scope of Operating Room Services Program; will be able to help the patient to be prepared for the operating room, prepare operating room in accordance with the operation schedule, take the appropriate position for surgery based on the positioning of the patient and the surgeon, sterilize the surgical instruments and help to form the surgical area, help samples taken during the surgery to be sent to the laboratory examination, keep the records appropriately and dress the patient in accordance with the procedure carried out. All these procedures are carried out in line with human rights, social, scientific, cultural values and occupational moral values in accordance with ethical principles. The graduates can also continuously develop professional knowledge and skills; develop projects and activities by following scientific research in the field.

Career Areas

With the developments in the health sector, the need for qualified medical personnel in many fields has begun to increase. Operational services technician is also among the most sought-after occupations along with the proliferation of private hospitals. Operating Room Services graduates take active role in operating rooms. The technicians have to act according the directives of the doctors they are responsible for. Operating room service graduates can work in operating room units of private and public hospitals.

Contact

Cyprus International University
Vocational School of Health Sciences
Çevik Uraz Center, CU206
99258 Nicosia/TRNC
Tel: +90 392 671 1111 Extension:2251
School E-mail: secretary-vhs@ciu.edu.tr
Director E-mail: fgokdogan@ciu.edu.tr

Duration

2 years

Degree

AS

Language

Turkish