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Surgical Technology

Course Descriptions

SRG 100: Introduction to Surgical Technology 5-2-6
This course is designed to introduce the student to the field of surgical technology and build the foundation of skills needed to be an entry level Surgical Technologist. Prerequisite: Admission to Surgical Technology Program. Corequisites: SRG110, SRG115, SRG120.

SRG 110: Patient Care and Safety 5-2-6
Patient Care & Safety course is designed to introduce the student to patient care concepts in preparation of the role of Surgical Technologist. Principles of safety in surgical patient care pre, intra and post op are incorporated. A patient’s response to illness and hospitalization are addressed including the physical, spiritual and psychological needs. Legal, ethical, and moral responsibilities affecting delivery of health care are described. The unique needs of pediatric, terminally ill and patients with special needs are covered. Prerequisite: Admission to Surgical Technology Program. Corequisites: SRG100, SRG115, SRG120.

SRG 115: Instruments 2-2-3
This course is designed to introduce the student to basic instrumentation in all surgical specialties. Prerequisite: Admission to Surgical Technology Program. Corequisites: SRG100, SRG110, SRG120

SRG 120: Clinical I 0-4-1
This course is designed to provide the student with clinical practice experience, which is essential for the development of knowledge and skills utilized for safe patient care, operating room technique, and observation/participation in the surgical experience. The program utilizes a diverse group of clinical facilities that offer the student a sufficient variety of levels and types of surgical cases to assure each student will meet the program case requirements. Prerequisite: Admission to Surgical Technology Program. Corequisites: SRG100, SRG110, SRG115

SRG 210: Surgical Procedures 10-0-10
This course is designed to acquaint the learner in detail to each of the surgical specialties and the basic surgical procedures that are performed. Prerequisite: SRG120. Corequisites: SRG220.

SRG 220: Clinical II  0-28-7
This course is designed to provide the student with clinical practice experience, which is essential for the development of knowledge and skills utilized for safe patient care, operating room technique, and observation/participation in the surgical experience. The program utilizes a diverse group of clinical facilities that offer the student a sufficient variety of levels and types of surgical cases to assure each student will meet the program case requirements. Prerequisite: SRG120.

SRG 230: Advanced Practicum  0-12-3
This course is designed to provide the student with clinical practice experience, which is essential for the development of knowledge and skills utilized for safe patient care, operating room technique, and observation/participation in the surgical experience. The program utilizes a diverse group of clinical facilities that offer the student a sufficient variety of levels and types of surgical cases to assure each student will meet the program case requirements. The last 7 week clinical rotation is designed to help transition the student with clinical instructors on site into the role of employee. Prerequisite: SRG220. Corequisites: SRG240.

SRG 240: Certification Review Course 2-0-2
This 7 week course is designed to review material for the Surgical Technology Certification exam.