6th Floor, Satpura Bhawan, Bhopal

Syllabus & Guidelines

Schedule Serial No. 7

Subject: - Ortho Technician

No. of Admission: - 0-50 Admission per year




Diploma/ Certificate


Teaching faculty with minimum qualification & experience

Non teaching state qualification & experience


Laboratory with equipment






1 year (12 months) or certificate

Appendix ‘A’ enclosed

Professor of Orthopaedics -1. Associate Professor Orthopaedics -1. Assistant Professor Orthopaedics -1. Demonstrator-2

Clerk-2 Computer operator-1 Peon-2 Sweeper-2 Technician-4 Accountant-1 Chowkidaar-2 Nurse-2 (B.Sc. N)

Fully equipped Orthopaedics Deptt. As per MCI norms.

Lecture Hall-2 2500sqft. Demonstration-3 1250 sqft. Each

25 room double seated 15’x20’ with kitchen, dinning rooms, toilets.

Qualification & experience of teaching staff as per MCI norms .

Orthopaedic Technician Course

Paper I – 80 markstwo theory papers

Section A – 40 marksof 80 marks each

  1. AnatomyInternal Assessment
  2. Physiology 20 + 20=40 marks
  3. BiochemistryPractical Examination

Section B 100 marks

(1) PathologyGrand Total

(2) Pharmacology 300 marks

(3) MicrobiologyMinimum pass marks

Paper II – 80 marks 50%

Orthopaedics and traumatology


Orthopaedics and traumatology

1. Fractures and Dislocation:


fractures healing,

types of fractures,

General principles of treatment,

Common fractures of upper and lower extremities.

2. General principles of Operative procedures and Orthopaedic appliances.

3. Management of acutely injured:

First aid,


resuscitation methods.

4. Operation room techniques:

Reception of patients in OT premises,

scrubbing, dressing,

tourniquet and it’s application,


painting and draping,

OT fumigation and UV lights,

OT table and attachments, autoclaving.

5. Preparation for Anaesthesia:

Reception of patient,


positioning for anaesthesia,

Check out procedure.

6. Sterilisation:


classification of sterilizing agents,

physical methods of sterilization,

importance of sterilization.

7. Maintenance of equipments in Operation Theatre:

Surgical diathermy,

suction machine,

OT table,

various lightening systems,


8. Orthopaedic Instruments:

Handling and care.

9. Sutures:

Absorbable: Surgical catgut, collagen sutures, synthetic absorbable utures etc. Nonabsorbable: Silks, cotton, polyamide, polypropylene, stainless steel etc.

10. Plaster and plaster techniques:

History of plaster of Paris,

properties of plaster of Paris,

preparation of plaster of Paris bandages,

different types of slabs and casts,

correct method of Appling slabs and casts,

special plasters – FCB, PTB etc.

plaster removal,

plaster cutter and associated instruments.

11. Dressing and Dressing room techniques:

ntroduction: general environment and cleanliness.

Dressing table and trolley, drums: preparation contents and maintenance, dressing material: types, preparation, use and sterilization.

Different types of solutions used for dressing viz hydrogen peroxide, providing iodine etc.

Medicated dressings viz Sofratulley, collagen etc.

Basic principles of bandaging.

12. Fundamentals of Nursing:


Introduction: general environment and cleanliness.

Proper disposal of ward waste,

Beds: bed making, posturing in bed, special beds viz pneumatic, waterbeds. Hygienic care: care of skin, care of hairs and nails, oral hygiene, care of pressure points. Exercise and activity: Principles of good posturing and body behaviour, moving and lifting patient, posture changes assisting patient in attaining ambulatory status.

Promoting urinary and intestinal eliminations: offering urinal, bedpan, observations of urine and faeces. Maintaining nutrition.

Maintaining fluid and electrolyte balance.

Maintenance of input/output records.

Oral intake measures.