Nov 29, 2020  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog
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SUR 1102 - Surgical Asepsis


Credits: 2
This course emphasizes the principles of surgical asepsis and safety in the surgical environment. Included are operating room attire, creating and maintaining the sterile field, scrubbing, gowning and gloving, development of the “surgical conscience,” the study of microorganisms and their relationship to disease and illness, immunologic defense mechanisms, the process of infection, methods to control infection, wound healing, principles of sanitation, disinfection, and sterilization. Lecture 2 hours per week. Certificate prerequisites: HP 1042 - Medical Terminology  or HP 1043 - Medical Terminology , BIOL 1434 - Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology . AAS prerequisites: HP 1042 - Medical Terminology  or HP 1043 - Medical Terminology , BIOL 2214 - Anatomy and Physiology I  BIOL 2224 - Anatomy and Physiology II , BIOL 2014 .



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