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Homewood Suites by Hilton Hamilton
40 Bay St. South, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 0B3
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An entry-level training course for the Surgical Assistant with a focus on obstetrics. Core content includes: roles and responsibilities of the obstetric team, patient safety, review of anatomy, patient positioning, asepsis, instrument identification and handling, tissue handling, complications, and pharmacology.
This course was developed to provide training in a Canadian context for entry level skills for the surgical assistant with a focus on obstetrics. The course has three components:
A) Pre-workshop modules – online readings and activities completed independently prior to attendance at the in-person workshop
B) In-person workshop – a two day, hands-on skill development workshop
C) Clinical practicum – completion of clinical competencies under the supervision of surgical preceptors in the participants home community.