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SURG 1120 - Surgical Technology Clinical I (3)

Orients students to the clinical environment and provides experience with basic skills necessary to the surgical technologist. Topics include:

scrubbing, gowning, gloving, and draping; assistance with patient care; processing of instruments and supplies; maintenance of a sterile field;

and environmental sanitation. In addition, introduces the development of surgical team participation through clinical experience. Emphasis is

placed on observation/participation in routine procedures and procedures for core and specialty surgery. Topics include: general surgery,

gastrointestinal surgery, obstetrical and gynecological surgery, genitourinary surgery, otorhinolaryngologic surgery, plastic and reconstructive

surgery, orthopedic surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, peripheral vascular surgery, and

neurosurgical procedures. Utilization of minutes allotted to specialty areas are at the discretion of the program

Prerequisites: Program admission,

Corequisite: SURG 1020. SURG 1100

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