2022-2023 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jul 14, 2024  
2022-2023 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SURG 1010 - Introduction to Surgical Technology

Prerequisite: Program Admission; FYES 1000 , ENGL 1101 , MATH 1111  or 1101, PSYC 1101 , ALHS 1090 , BIOL 2113 /L , BIOL 2114 /L , BIOL 2117 /L , ENGL 1102 , PSYC 2103 , & GEN ED Area IV;
Corequisite: SURG 1020  and SURG 1080  
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. ((There are surgical procedures that are similar as far as procedural steps, instrumentation, supplies, patient position, etc. This is referred to as the “Co-Related Procedures Concept.” The purpose of using the Co-Related Procedures Concept is to provide the instructor additional time to teach surgical procedures as well as avoid repetition.))   Contact hours: Class - 4, Lab - 10. Credit hours: 8 (F, Sp)