Feb 22, 2024  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SUR 1103 - Perioperative Fundamentals


Credits: 3
This course provides the student with skills necessary to function as a surgical technologist. It emphasizes establishing and maintaining asepsis, basic case preparation, instrumentation, suture materials and usage, draping techniques, OR furniture and supplies, basic and specialty equipment, scrub and circulating roles, and physical aspects of an operating room. It also teaches safety in the surgical environment and methods to establish, maintain, and coordinate safe patient care. Lecture 3 hours per week. Certificate prerequisites: HP 1042 - Medical Terminology  or HP 1043 - Medical Terminology and Communication , BIOL 1434 - Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology . AAS prerequisites: HP 1042 - Medical Terminology  or HP 1043 - Medical Terminology and Communication , BIOL 2214 - Anatomy and Physiology I  BIOL 2224 - Anatomy and Physiology II , BIOL 2014 .



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