Jul 20, 2024  
2020-21 College Catalog 
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SUR 100 - Introduction to Surg Tech & Sterile Processing

Theory and application of the necessary functions of a beginning scrub and assistant circulating surgical technologist or sterile processor is introduced along with all hazards preparation.  Specific scientific principles that underlie the daily work in the operating room and central service departments will be discussed.  Students will be exposed to the Healthcare Facility organization and management, the physical environment, decontamination of instruments and supplies along with sterilization of the same.  Aseptic technique and its application to the operating room along with prevention of infection utilizing standard and universal standards will be covered.

Co-requisites:  BIO 211  and (ENG 111  or ENG 111P ) and HIT 125  

Prerequisites:  Physical and CPR

Credits: 2(Lec: 1 Lab: 3)

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