CFCC 2019-2020 Catalog & Student Handbook 
    
    Aug 04, 2020  
CFCC 2019-2020 Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Surgical Technology, A.A.S. (A45740)


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This program has selective admission requirements. Contact the Counseling Office for information and application deadlines.

The Surgical Technology curriculum prepares individuals to assist in the care of the surgical patient in the operating room and to function as a member of the surgical team.

Students will apply theoretical knowledge to the care of patients undergoing surgery and develop skills necessary to prepare supplies, equipment, and instruments; maintain aseptic conditions; prepare patients for surgery; and assist surgeons during operations.

Employment opportunities include labor/delivery/emergency departments, inpatient/outpatient surgery centers, dialysis units/facilities, physicians’ offices, and central supply processing units.

Students of Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) accredited programs are required to take the national certification exam administered by the National Board on Certification in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) within a four week period prior to or after graduation.

Major Requirements


Total Credit Hours: 72


Students must achieve a “C” or higher in each course in the curriculum in order to progress semester by semester and to graduate.

Spring Semester I


Summer Semester I


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