Surgical Technology (SRGT)

SRGT 1260  Clinical I Surgical  2 Credits   (0 Lec, 8 Lab)  

This is a method of instruction providing detailed education, training and work-based experience and direct patient/client care, generally at a clinical site. Specific detailed learning objectives are developed for each course by the faculty. On-site clinical instruction, supervision, evaluation and placement is the responsibility of the College faculty. Clinical experiences are unpaid external learning experiences. Course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. Introductory level.

Co-requisite(s): SRGT 1505 and SRGT 1509
Course Type: Technical

SRGT 1360  Clinical II Surgical  3 Credits   (0 Lec, 12 Lab)  

This is a method of instruction providing detailed education, training and work-based experience and direct patient/client care, generally at a clinical site. Specific detailed learning objectives are developed for each course by the faculty. On-site clinical instruction, supervision, evaluation and placement is the responsibility of the College faculty. Clinical experiences are unpaid external learning experiences. The course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. Intermediate level.

Co-requisite(s): SRGT 1541
Course Type: Technical

SRGT 1505  Introduction to Surgical Technology  5 Credits   (4 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This is an orientation to surgical technology theory, surgical pharmacology and anesthesia, technological sciences, and patient care concepts.

Course Type: Technical

SRGT 1509  Fundamentals of Perioperative Concepts and Techniques  5 Credits   (4 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course is an in-depth coverage of perioperative concepts such as aseptic/sterile principles and practices, infectious processes, wound healing, and creation and maintenance of the sterile field.

Co-requisite(s): SRGT 1260
Course Type: Technical

SRGT 1541  Surgical Procedures I  5 Credits   (5 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This is an introduction to surgical procedures and related pathologies with emphasis on surgical procedures related to general, obstetrics/gynecology, genitourinary, otorhinolaryngology and orthopedic surgical specialties incorporating instruments, equipment, and supplies. Pre-requisites: SRGT 1505, 1509, and 1260. Co-requisite SRGT 1360.

Course Type: Technical

SRGT 1542  Surgical Procedures II  5 Credits   (5 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This is an introduction to surgical procedures and related pathologies with emphasis on surgical procedures related to thoracic, peripheral vascular, plastic/reconstructive, ophthalmology, cardiac, and neurological surgical specialties incorporating instruments, equipment, and supplies.

Prerequisite(s): HPRS 2200, 2301; SRGT 1505, 1509, 1260, 1360, and 1541.
Co-requisite(s): SRGT 2460.
Course Type: Technical

SRGT 2130  Professional Readiness  1 Credit   (1 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This course is a transition into the professional role of the surgical technologist. Includes professional readiness for employment, attaining certification, and maintaining certification status.

Prerequisite(s): HPRS 2200, 2301; SRGT 1505, 1509, 1260, 1360, and 1541.
Course Type: Technical

SRGT 2460  Clinical III Surgical  4 Credits   (0 Lec, 20 Lab)  

This course is a health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.

Co-requisite(s): SRGT 1542
Course Type: Technical