SUR 110: Introduction to Surgical Technology/Surgical Patient

In this course, students will examine legal concepts and ethical issues relating to surgical patients as well as the physical environment of the Operating Room (OR), safety standards, hazards, and disease transmission. Surgical conscience and its application, along with components of effective surgical teamwork are discussed. In the lab environment, students will learn, practice and be evaluated on essential skills required during surgical case management. Students will identify related professional organizations and examine the various roles and job description of a surgical technologist.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Admission to Surgical Technology program

Class offerings by semester

  Winter Summer Fall

Even Years
(2022, 2024, 2026)

offered in the daytime    

Odd Years
(2023, 2025, 2027)

offered in the daytime    

offered in the daytimeDay Class (before 5 p.m.) offered at nighttimeEvening Class (after 5 p.m.) offered online Online Class
Revised: 3/30/23

Please refer to the course schedule to see the specific time and platform for which the course is offered.

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Description Hours
Credits 5
Lecture Hours 45
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 60
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 105

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