SURGICAL TECH

Students will be introduced to concepts of surgical procedures including incision, step-by-step elements of the surgical procedures, wound closure, dressings, and drains that require a surgical assistant. Topics include principles, techniques, didactics, and laboratory practicum of basic and advanced suturing, knot tying, and wound closure for a variety of injuries, surgeries, and incisions. 

 

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Credit Hours

3 credit hours (9 lab hours)

Prerequisites

Admission to the Surgical Assisting Program is required and Surgical Technology 2502 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent and 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.