SUR 102: Applied Surgical Techniques

Credits 4 Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 6
Clinical Credits

This course is the application of principles of asepsis and the role of the surgical technologist.  Emphasis is placed on creating and maintaining a sterile environment, identification of surgical instruments, equipment, and supplies, proper patient positioning for surgical procedures, and applying skills of intraoperative procedures.  Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to name and select basic surgical instruments, supplies, and equipment, participate in mock surgical procedures.  


PREREQUISITE: Admission to the program and/or as required by the Department.