Surgery Module

Surgery set up



This module provides an introduction to the principles of asepsis, surgical technique, wound closure and a comprehensive review of factors which contribute to the success of your surgical projects. The anesthetic module is a prerequisite. The surgery module is offered on an as needed basis throughout the year. Surgical competency is evaluated throughout the module and during a post training session during which first time surgeons perform their approved surgery under observation. Obtain training request form for registration.

Pre-operative Considerations

  • Booking OR time
  • Preparation of surgical packs
  • Preparation of the surgical area
  • Assessment of the patient


  • Anesthetic and analgesia plans
  • Documentation

Surgical Considerations: Time Line

  • Induction
  • Anesthetic monitoring
  • Surgical preparation
  • Analgesia
  • Surgical apparel
  • Sterile technique
  • Surgical technique
  • Suturing and suture materials

Post-operative Care

  • Responsibilities during recovery
  • Follow-up patient care