LCCC Catalog 2021-2022 
    
    Nov 28, 2022  
LCCC Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SURG 1600 - Introduction to Surgical Technology


Credits: 3
This course is designed to introduce the students to the profession of surgical technology. Students acquire knowledge of professional requirements and expectations, scope of practice, the surgical team, hospital and other health care delivery systems, the physical environment of surgery, hazards and safety practices, ethical and legal aspects, risk management and liability, credentialing, and professional organizations. In addition, students gain an understanding of the various roles for surgical technologists and specific tasks required to deliver surgical patient care before, during, and after a surgical procedure. Students learn safe surgical practice. Students attain competence in aseptic technique, sterilization and disinfection, surgical equipment, instruments, and supplies. Students apply these concepts to surgical case management.

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Surgical Technology Program.



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