Surgical Technology

Course Descriptions/Common Syllabi

This section contains descriptions of courses offered at Moberly Area Community College. Not all of the courses listed in this section are offered every semester. Information on where and when these courses are available may be found in each semester’s course schedule available on the Course Offerings page. Contact advising for more information.

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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.

1981-82 National Championship Women's Basketball Team

Coach Dick Halterman
Coach John Cochran
Ball Boy – Troy Halterman
Eleanor Carr
Rochelle McKenzie
Brenna Kelly
Carmela McMullen
Tammy Harryman
Janet Thompson
Kim Cooley
Lisa Brown
Georgia Hinson
Kathy Schulz
Denise Derrieux
Margrett Bassett
Jackie Glosson
Marion Fitzsimmons
Manager – Debbie Brown
Manager – John Peveler

1980-1981 Women's Basketball Team

Coach Dick Halterman
Coach John Cochran 
Sandy Moore
Pat Seger Zeitlow
Lisa Linathcum Holt
Patty Rapp Thorne
Renne Skaggs Brown
Vickie Crigler
Elenaor Carr
Rochelle McKenzie
Sheri Sills Schneider
Sara Figg Gillilan
Manager Roxie Robinson
Manager Debbie Brown

1977-78 Women’s Team

Coach Joyce Campbell
Assistant Coach Steve Hunter
Mary Smiley Wohlford
Linda Connor Seidt
Robin Fitzsimmons Trammell
Janet Jackson
Debbie Stith Head
Kristie Richards Musick
Donna Farris David
Brenda Rucker
Neal Head, trainer
Cara Sue Bowden Cockerham, manager