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STS2945 Surgical Technologist Clinical II

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3 credit hour(s) | Fall | Spring
This clinical course is designed to prepare students for preoperative, intra-operative and postoperative surgical procedure experiences. Students gain experiences in the roles of scrub, assistant circulator and second assistant. Performance evaluation includes surgical techniques, sterile technique, medication administration, prevention of wrong site surgery, prevention of foreign body retention, safe work practices, work attitudes, professional ethics, legal requirements, reporting, documentation and efficiency in the work arena. Students gain hands-on experience in the application of surgical techniques under the supervision of their preceptor and surgeon for the case. Depth of coverage, role performance and case completion requirements for graduation are determined by the current edition of the Core Curriculum for Surgical Technologists, published by the Association of Surgical Technologists. Clinical: 135 clock hours per semester. Does not count toward A.A. degree.

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