Surgical Skills SS3


(What the ophthalmologist is able to do)
To perform surgical and laser skills

Title

Aseptic surgical technique

Code

SS3

Learning Outcome

  • Be able to perform surgery using an appropriate aseptic technique.

Overview

  • Understand by what routes the operative field could become contaminated and what can be touched safely when scrubbed.
  • Know what to do in the event of a needle stick injury to yourself or one of the team.
  • Get regular feedback on your aseptic techniques.

Assessment

OSATS3 MSF Portfolio Part 2 FRCOphth


Assessor

This learning outcome can be assessed by an appropriately trained theatre nurse


Feedback likely from

Medical staff, Allied Health Professional (nurse, optometrist, orthoptists)

Target Year of Achievement

Year 1

Related Learning Outcomes

HPDP2 HPDP12

Other Links

Study Guide Link