Course Descriptions

ST222 :  Surgical Tech Clinical Practicum

This course is designed to provide clinical experience concurrent with theory. Students will research assigned procedures and participate as a member of the surgical team during the perioperative care of adult and pediatric patients undergoing orthopedic, otorhinolaryngologic, oromaxillofacial, plastic and burn surgical procedures. Emphasis is placed on safe patient care practices including principles of aseptic and sterile techniques and their application. Professional behaviors are expected and evaluated. Additional content includes preparation for employment as a surgical technologist.
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 ST206 and ST207; health and safety requirements must be met.
Credit Hours: 6
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