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Surgical Technologists play a vital role in the operating room. The Surgical Technology Program prepares individuals through didactic instruction and hands-on clinical experience to possess expertise in the theory and application of sterile and aseptic technique. Throughout the program, Center for Allied Health Education prepares students to work closely with surgeons, anesthesiologists, registered nurses and other surgical personnel.
Characteristics of a surgical technologist include having a stable temperament, manual dexterity, stamina, and the ability to integrate and prioritize a variety of activities.
What do Surgical Technologists do?
• Prepare operating rooms
• Maintain surgical instruments and equipment
• Ensure a proper sterile field
• Prepare patients for surgery
• Assist surgeons with procedures
• Monitor and assess room conditions
• Work in various surgical settings
• Reset operating rooms
Students who have successfully completed the entire course of study and met all financial obligations of the surgical technology program will be eligible for graduation.
Students Must Meet All The Following Requirements:
A C average - an index (GPA) of 2.0 - is required for graduation.