Success and professional recognition in the operating room is not only achieved with personal qualities; it is, above all, a work of perseverance, method and organization. This Postgraduate Diploma will help you update your knowledge and increase your level of competence with confidence in the surgical environment"

The danger to healthcare professionals in the surgical environment is obvious and constant. The material, equipment, contact with foreign biological agents and good practice in nursing procedures are factors that condition biosafety for professionals.

Each of the wide variety of surgical interventions that are performed requires a specific procedure, a specific technique and the exclusive surgical material for that intervention. One thing they all have in common is a series of steps and rules that all team members should know in detail. They must also know the general functioning of the surgical department in order to prevent and avoid common risks while carrying out professional work.

This Postgraduate Diploma is designed to update professionals who are developing or want to develop their functions in the surgical area, in order to increase their competence in safety procedures for themselves and the rest of the surgical team, thus collaborating in the success of the intervention.

The Postgraduate Diploma in Biosafety in Surgical Nursing will allow you to update your knowledge, improve prognosis and reduce sequelae and complications in patients"

This Postgraduate Diploma in Biosafety in Surgical Nursing is the most complete and up-to-date scientific program on the market. The most important features of the program include:

  • Clinical cases presented by nursing professionals who are experts in patient care in surgery and other specialities. The graphic, schematic, and eminently practical contents with which they are created provide scientific and practical information on the disciplines that are essential for professional practice
  • The latest diagnostic-therapeutic techniques in professional nursing practice with surgical patients
  • Algorithm-based interactive learning system for decision-making in the presented clinical situations
  • All this will be complemented by theoretical lessons, questions to the expert, debate forums on controversial topics, and individual reflection assignments
  • Content that is accessible from any fixed or portable device with an Internet connection

This Postgraduate Diploma may be the best investment you can make when choosing a refresher program for two reasons: in addition to updating your knowledge of Biosafety in Surgical Nursing, you will obtain a qualification from TECH”

Its teaching staff includes leading nursing professionals, who contribute their work experience to this up to date program, in addition to other professionals specializing in the surgical area.

The multimedia content developed with the latest educational technology will provide the professional with situated and contextual learning, i.e., a simulated environment that will provide an immersive training program to train in real situations.

The design of the program is based on Problem-Based Learning, by means of which the nursing professional must try to solve the different professional practice situations that arise throughout the program. For this reason, you will be assisted by an innovative interactive video system created by renowned and experienced experts in the field of surgical nursing with extensive teaching experience.

This Postgraduate Diploma provides training in simulated environments, which allows for an immersive learning experience designed to train for real-life situations"

It includes clinical cases to bring the program as close as possible to the reality of surgical nursing"


The curriculum structure has been designed by a team of professionals who understand the implications of nursing training in surgical biosafety procedures, aware of the current relevance for specialization, and committed to quality teaching through new educational technologies.

This Postgraduate Diploma in Biosafety in Surgical Nursing is the most complete and up-to-date scientific program on the market”

Module 1. Surgical Nurses. Communication and Legal Environment

1.1. Introduction for Students Learning Objectives 
1.2. Historical Evolution of Surgical Nursing and “Modern” Surgery 
1.3. Professional Nursing Characteristics of a Profession Correlation between Theory and Practice 
1.4. Surgical Nursing Personal Qualities and Behaviors for Surgical Nurses 
1.5. Situations that May Weaken Surgical Nurses Awareness in the Surgical Field 
1.6. Stress Control in the Operating Room 
1.7. Comparison between Different Models of Surgical Nursing in the Different Health Systems in Spain and Europe 
1.8. Current Situation of Surgical Nursing and Predicted Developments 
1.9. Information on Medical Personnel Considerations

Module 2. Concept of Asepsis and Infection Control

2.1. Brief Historical Introduction 
2.2. Various Definitions 
2.3. Infection and How to Control It 
2.4. Sterile Technique Necessity 
2.5. Sterile Technique Principles and Application Examples

Module 3. Sterilization and Disinfection Definitions

3.1. Central Services of Sterilization 
3.2. Methods of Sterilization 
3.3. Sterilization Controls 
3.4. Preparation of Materials to Be Sterilized 
3.5. Maintenance of Sterile Material Stocks 
3.6. Biological Risks not Associated with the Sterilization Process

Module 4. Organization and Relations of Nursing Work in the Surgical Department

4.1. Needs in the Operating Room 
4.2. Economic Use of Materials and Equipment 
4.3. Role of the Surgical Nurse Different Roles during the Different Phases of Surgical Intervention (Preoperative, Intraoperative and Post Operative Procedures) 
4.4. Other Members of the Operating Room Team The Importance of Teamwork 
4.5. Circulation in the Surgical Area and the Operating Room Itself 
4.6. Surgical Scrubbing and Donning of Sterile Gowns and Gloves 
4.7. Preparing Instrument Tables 
4.8. Surgical Tables: Patient Positioning according to the Surgical Technique Used 
4.9. Preparing the Surgical Field 
4.10. Activities During the Operation 
4.11. Activities During the Closure of a Patient 
4.12. Economics in "Time and Motion" 
4.13. Concluding the Intervention: Removal of the Surgical Site, Collection and Cleaning of the Operating Room 
4.14. Selective Collection of Waste and Residues 
4.15. Collection, Conditioning and Shipment of Samples for Anatomopathological Study 
4.16. Risks and Precautions for Intrasurgical Radiation Exposure 
4.17. Latex Free Operating Room

A unique, key, and decisive master’s degree experience to boost your professional development”