ST1015: Princ & Practices of Surg Tech

Credits 5 Lab Hours 2 Lecture Hours 3 Clinical Hours 0
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This online theory course is designed to acquaint the student with the skills necessary to function as a beginning surgical technologist. The course includes basic concepts necessary to establish, maintain, and coordinate the methods required for patient care in the operating room. Safe patient care and principles of operating room technique are covered. Students will study skills related to sterile storage and distribution, sterilization and aseptic technique as defined by the AST Core Curriculum for Surgical Technology 6th edition. For each unit of credit, a minimum of three hours per week with one of the hours for class and two hours for studying/preparation outside of class is expected.


Admission to the Surgical Technology program.