Surgical Technology

Information/Programs

 
Program Mission and Program Goal Statement
Mission: To provide students with the opportunity to obtain the knowledge and skills to become employed as surgical technologists and become contributing members of the health care team.

Goal: To provide students with the opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to gain employment as surgical technologists and become contributing members of the health care team. This will be accomplished by (1) preparing competent graduates in the cognitive, psychomotor, and affective learning domains, and (2) meeting or exceeding the criteria set forth in the current Standards and Guidelines for an Accredited Educational Program in Surgical Technology.
 

View Specific Programs and Course Requirements Below:

  1. Surgical Technology Diploma

Program Information
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Surgical technology students learn to facilitate the surgical process by selecting sterile supplies, anticipating the needs of the surgeon, and assisting with the operation as directed by the surgeon. They also maintain aseptic technique and sterile conditions prior to and during surgery to minimize the risk of infection to the patient.
Take COL-101.
 
 
1. TAKE ENG-165 2. TAKE PSY-103 OR PSY-201 3. TAKE 1 COURSE FROM MAT-110, MAT-111, MAT-120, MAT-140, MAT-155.
 
 
 
 
TAKE SUR-101, SUR-102, SUR-106, SUR-107, SUR-108, SUR-109, SUR-112, SUR-114, SUR-116, SUR-120
 
 
TAKE AHS-102
 
 

Overview

Surgical Technology is an exciting profession where the work environment is both intense and dynamic. The Surgical Technologist is an integral part of the surgical team. A vital role of the technologist is to maintain aseptic techniques and sterile conditions prior to and during surgery to minimize the risk of infection to the patient. The surgical technologist may also assume some patient care responsibilities. Full-time students in this program enroll in three to six courses per term which average 26-36 class hours per week or 12-19 credit hours per term.

Admissions packet due dates are posted under Application Process section of this website.

 

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