Surgical Technology, Perioperative Nursing for the RN and Sterile Processing Technician

  • Mt. Hood Community College offers the only regionally accredited Surgical Technology program in the state of Oregon! Surgical technologists are health professionals who are an integral part of the team of medical practitioners providing surgical care to patients in a variety of perioperative settings. The surgical technologist works under medical supervision to facilitate the safe and effective conduct of invasive surgical procedures. This individual works under the supervision of a surgeon to ensure that the operating room or environment is safe, that equipment functions properly and that the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety. A surgical technologist possesses expertise in the theory and application of sterile and aseptic technique and combines the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures and implementation tools and technologies to facilitate a physician’s performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures.

  • Important Information

    Information Sessions

    The Fall 2022 application will open January 10, 2022 and close April 15, 2022.

    To learn more about our program join us for a Live Q& A session at one of the following times:
    Tuesday 2/08- 4pm
    Tuesday 3/08- 4pm
    Meeting ID: 979 3485 8672
    Passcode: 969954

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