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Introduction to Surgical Technology SURG 1010

8 Credits

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 4 Lab 2 - 4 Lab 3 - 6
Pre-requisite(s): Program Admission
Co-requisite(s): None

Effective Spring 2020, the pre-requisites for this course will be ENGL 1101, MATH 1111, BIOL 2113 Lecture and Lab, and ALHS 1090.

Provides an overview of the surgical technology profession and develops the fundamental concepts and principles necessary to successfully participate on a surgical team. Topics include: introduction to preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative principles of surgical technology; assistant circulator role, professionalism as well as health care facility information.


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