May 30, 2020  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
2019-2020 College Catalog

SURG 101 Surgical Technology I - Fundamentals for Surgical Technology

This course is a comprehensive study of the operative environment, as well as the professional roles, communication techniques and ethical responsibilities of a surgical technologist. Lecture topics will include historical perspectives of perioperative services and medical terminology. The course also will provide theoretical knowledge for the application of essential operative skills during the perioperative phase. It will introduce the student to the practice of surgical technology with a focus on those skills necessary to function in the role of first scrub. The course will have a lecture and campus lab component. Open only to matriculated Surgical Technology students.
Pre- or co- requisite(s): BIOL 270 Anatomy and Physiology I .
Lab fee will be required
Terms Offered: Fall
Offered Distance Learning: No
Credits: 8
Contact Hours:
Lecture: 3
Lab: 10