Course Descriptions

ST103 :  Surgical Technology Theory III

The focus of this course is on perioperative case management during the preoperative and intraoperative phases. Content includes preparation of the patient including patient positioning, transfer and surgical site prep; preparation of the sterile field; principles and techniques of hemostasis; specimen care; principles of wound healing, including selection and handling of suture, drains and dressings; prevention of retained surgical items and All - Hazards preparation.
Prerequisite: ST101 with a grade of "C" or better. Concurrent enrollment in ST102 and ST111; health and safety requirements must be met.
Credit Hours: 4
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