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SUR 110: Introduction to Surgical Technology/Surgical Patient

In this course, students will identify related professional organizations, and examine the various roles and job description of a surgical technologist. Surgical conscience and its application, along with components of effective surgical teamwork are discussed. This course examines legal concepts and ethical issues relating to the surgical patients as well as the physical environment of the OR, safety standards, hazards, and disease transmission. In the lab environment, students will learn, practice and be evaluated on essential skills required during surgical case management.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Admission to the Surgical Technology program

Credits
5
Lecture Hours
45
Clinical Hours
0
Lab Hours
60
Other Hours
0
Total Hours
105

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