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SUR 130: Surgical Asepsis/Surgical Instruments

In this course, students will focus on the prevention of perioperative disease transmission and principles of asepsis, sterile technique, surgical conscience, disinfection and sterilization. Surgical instruments, type and function are described in this class. Proper care, handling, assembly and safety precautions related to surgical equipment and supplies will be demonstrated. Discussion of wound healing, sutures, needles, and stapling devices is also included.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Admission to the Surgical Technology program; BIO 147 minimum grade "C"

Credits
3
Lecture Hours
45
Clinical Hours
0
Lab Hours
0
Other Hours
0
Total Hours
45

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