Surgical Technology (2770)

Surgical Technology (2770)

100 INTRO: SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY 4 credits
Prerequisite: admission to the program. Study of basic principles which underlie patient care in the operating room. Role of operating room technician and legal and ethical responsibilities defined.
221 SURGICAL TECHNLGY PROCEDURE I 4 credits
Prerequisite: Admission to the program. Corequisite: 100. Covers principles and practices of surgical asepsis, surgical patients, procedures, maintenance of equipment and materials, immediate postoperative responsibilities and emergency situations in the operating room.
222 SURGICAL TECHNLGY PROCEDURE II 4 credits
Prerequisite: 221. Corequisite: 232. Principles of surgical asepsis, surgical patients, surgical procedures, maintenance of equipment and materials, immediate postoperative responsibilities and emergency situations in the operating room.
231 CLINICAL APPLICATION I 2 credits
Prerequisite: Formal admission to the Surgical Assisting Technology Program. Corequisites: 100 and 121. Student assigned to surgical service of affiliated hospitals. Emphasis on aseptic techniques and skills associated with their implementation.
232 CLINICAL APPLICATION II 5 credits
Prerequisite: 131; Corequisite: 222. Student assigned to surgical service of affiliated hospitals. Emphasis on "scrubbing" on general surgery and gynecology procedures.
233 CLINICAL APPLICATION III 5 credits
Prerequisites: 232 and 222. Student assigned to surgical service of affiliated hospitals. Emphasis on "scrubbing" in the specialty areas.
248 SURGICAL ANATOMY I 3 credits
Prerequisites: 2740:120 and 2780:107. Corequisite: 100. Emphasis on human anatomy and understanding the body in its three dimensions and the relationships of parts to one another in the various surgical specialties.
249 SURGICAL ANATOMY II 3 credits
Prerequisite: 248. Emphasis on human anatomy and understanding the body in its three-dimensions and the relationships of parts to one another in the various surgical specialties.
290 ST: SURGICAL ASSISTING 1-2 credits
Prerequisite: permission. Selected topics or workshops of interest in surgical assisting technology.

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