ST102 :  Surgical Technology Theory II

The focus of this course is on surgical instrumentation: manufacture, classification, identification, care and handling, processing, storage and distribution. Content includes sterilization and disinfection standards and techniques, sterilization monitoring, instrument cleaning, decontamination and inspection, sterile packaging standards and techniques, storage and distribution. Additional content includes central sterile processing and distribution department organization and routines, and environmental disinfection and sanitation standards and practices in the surgical setting.
Prerequisite: ST101 with a grade of "C" or better. Concurrent enrollment in ST103 and ST111; health and safety requirements must be met.
Credit Hours: 4
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