Course Descriptions

ST209 :  Surgical Technology - Thoracic, Cardiovascular and Vascular Surgery

This course provides orientation to thoracic, cardiovascular and vascular surgery for the adult and pediatric patient, with related surgical anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology and specialty instrumentation, equipment and technologies. Special populations and relevant ethical and legal issues are discussed. Roles and responsibilities of the surgical technologist are emphasized.
Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in all previous Surgical Technology program curriculum and BI231, BI232, BI233, AH110, CIS120 and CIS120L. Concurrent enrollment in ST223; health and safety requirements must be met.
Credit Hours: 4
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