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OSATS, oncology ATSM

This page sets out the OSATS requirements for the ATSM in oncology.

You have to be competent in:

Total laparoscopic hysterectomy

Items under observation:

  • Obtains appropriate consent
  • Correct use of antibiotics
  • Patient positioned correctly on the operating table
  • Cleans and drapes correctly
  • Patient catheterised
  • Correct placement of uterine manipulator
  • Correct incisions
  • Correct port placements
  • Appropriate uterine assessment
  • Ureters identified
  • Ovarian pedicles divided safely
  • Bladder reflected
  • Uterine arteries divided safely
  • Vaginal incision carried out appropriately
  • Vagina closed appropriately
  • Removes and close ports appropriately
  • Use of drains and catheter appropriately

Elsewhere on the site

An explanation of OSATS: what they are and how they are used within O&G training
Resources for trainees
Resources to support specialty trainees in O&G