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Surgical Technologies (SRT) Courses

SRT 101 - Operating Room Techniques I

(4.00 credits)

This course includes the study of safety and economy in the operating room; duties of the scrub and circulating technologist; surgical asepsis, gown and gloving procedures, draping techniques; sutures and needles; sponges dressings, drains, care of specimens; and instruments and special equipment.

SRT 102 - Surgical Procedures I

(4.00 credits)

This course includes the study of surgical procedures for each defined body system. Each of the units of instruction includes a brief history, procedures, special considerations, and the drugs used. Operative procedures, types of incisions, special equipment, instruments, and supplies for each specialty are also integrated as part of the course.

SRT 103 - Preparation of the Surgical Patient

(3.00 credits)

This course is designed to enable the student to become skilled in assisting with the preparation, transportation, positioning, and anesthesia of the surgical patient.

SRT 104 - Clinical Practicum

(5.00 credits)

Upon completion of the program requirements, the student will participate in a clinical practicum as an integral part of the course. Clinical experience in surgery, scrubbing, and orientation to circulating is included.

SRT 105 - Pharmacology for Surgical Technologist

(2.00 credits)

This course is designed to provide skills and information about how drugs are measured, what kinds of drugs there are, what laws pertain to them, and how they're administered. Surgical pharmacology and anesthesia are stressed with emphasis on side effects and drug reactions as well as emergency measures used to counteract these reactions.

SRT 201 - Operating Room Techniques II

(4.00 credits)

This course is a continuation of SRT 101; Operating Room Techniques I where the study of safety in the operating room, duties or scrubbing or circulating, surgical asepsis, gown and gloving procedures, draping techniques, are learned. This course will also include different types of incisions, specialized equipment, instruments, and supplies for each specialty.

SRT 202 - Surgical Procedures II

(4.00 credits)

This course is a continuation of SRT 102; Surgical Procedures I. Included in this course is information for more advanced operative procedures such as neurosurgery, microsurgery procedures, cardiovascular and thoracic surgeries.

SRT 204 - Advanced Clinical Practicum

(8.00 credits)

This course is a cooperative education work experience in a clinical health facility under direct supervision of faculty personnel. Students complete specific and predetermined learning objectives and surgical procedures.



 

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