ORPCT 1001: OR Patient Care Tech Principles

Students will be introduced to the operating room patient care team and discover how to assist in providing quality surgical patient care. Students will focus on the role of the operating room patient care technician team, scope of practice, and specific duties of the operating room patient care technician. 









To find out more about individual sections of this course, please use myACCESS.


For questions regarding this course, contact the instructor or COD Online support.

Credit Hours

5 credit hours (3 lecture hours, 4 lab hours)


Consent of instructor.

Technical Requirements

Students must have regular access to the Internet and a computer. Courses are administered through Blackboard, so students will also need a compatible OS and browser. A list of recommended software can be found here.