Surgical Technologists work closely with surgeons, registered nurses, and anesthesia providers as a member of the sterile surgical team in the scrub role. They are responsible for establishing, maintaining and monitoring the sterile field throughout the entire surgery. Students will train to handle the instrumentation, supplies, and equipment necessary for all surgical procedures, and will have an understanding of each of the procedures to be able to anticipate the needs of the surgeon.
Upon successful completion of the program, graduates are qualified to take the national credentialing exam for the Technician in Surgery-Certified (TS-C) certification offered through the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT).
CURRICULUM / HOURS
|Anatomy and Physiology||120|
|Core Employability Skills||30|
|Core Medical Terminology||45|
|Disaster and Emergency Preparedness||15|
|Essentials of Surgical Asepsis||60|
|Introduction to Surgical Technology||30|
|Microbiology and Wound Healing||30|
|Surgical Case Management||120|
|Surgical Patient Care||45|
|Surgical Procedures I||90|
|Surgical Procedures II||75|
|Surgical Technology Practicum I||30|
|Surgical Technology Practicum II||210|
|Surgical Technology Practicum III||240|
|Surgical Technology Orientation||15|
|Tuition – In-District||$3,200|
|Tuition – Out-of-District||$3,555|
Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) is an international student organization for high school and adult students that promotes career opportunities in the healthcare industry to enhance the delivery of quality healthcare to all people. HOSA provides opportunities for students to enhance their personal and leadership qualities through individual and group projects and through skill competitions which are held on local, state, and national levels.
Reanna Wilson, CST, LPN