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 in procedures”

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. Bad praxis in this specialist department can cause irreparable damage, and can even be fatal for the patient. 

The advances in surgical techniques, as well as the specialist knowledge related to the field of surgery, require nursing professionals to undergo continuous training and keep their knowledge up to date so they can optimally handle surgical instrumentation.

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 instruentation tasks and, thus collaborating in the success of the intervention.

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

This Postgraduate Diploma in Surgical Instrumentation in 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
  • Videos in focus to learn instrumentation procedures in the operating room in detail
  • The latest diagnostic-therapeutic techniques in professional nursing practice with surgical patients
  • Practical workshops on sutures and other techniques performed by nurses
  • 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 surgical nursing, you will obtain a qualification from TECH Technological University”

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 instrumentation procedures, are aware of the current relevance for training, and committed to quality teaching through new educational technologies.

This Postgraduate Diploma in Surgical Instrumentation in 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. Surgical Instruments 

2.1.    Surgical Instruments Instrument Care and Management 
2.2.    Textile, Disposable and Prosthetic Materials 
2.3.    General Aspects and Instrument Techniques Surgical Specialties 
2.4.    “Silent” Instrumentation 
2.5.    Role of Nurses in New Technologies 
2.6.    Management of Different Surgical Instruments: Basic Material, Cutting and/or Semi-cutting, Microsurgery, Ophthalmic, Lenses, Air and/or Battery and Electric
2.7.    Cleaning Instruments Prior to Sterilization Referral 

Module 3. Surgical Sutures 

3.1.    Definition of a Suture 
3.2.    Historical Development 
3.3.    Classification and Characteristics of Suture Thread 
3.4.    Surgical Needles 
3.5.    Anatomy of a Surgical Needle 
3.6.    Assembly of a Surgical Needle 
3.7.    Practical Aspects of Use 
3.8.    Techniques and Indications for Suturing Tissue 
3.9.    Removing Surgical Sutures: Equipment, Material, Procedure and Final Considerations 

A unique, key, and decisive Training experience to boost your professional development”