Surgical Technology

clinic policies

Clinical Requirements

Students are required to complete a minimum of 120 cases. The 120 cases must consist of:

  • 30 cases in General Surgery of which 20 cases must be in the first scrub role
  • 90 cases in various surgical specialties of which 60 cases must be in the first scrub role evenly distributed between a minimum of 5 surgical specialties with a maximum of 15 cases per surgical specialty

Observation cases do not count towards the required 120 cases.


Surgical SpecialtyTotal # of Cases RequiredMinimum of # of First Scrub Cases RequiredMaximum # of Second Scrub Cases that Can be Applied Towards the 120 Cases
General Surgery 30 20 10
Surgical Specialties 90 60 30
Diagnostic Endoscopy     10
Labor & Delivery     5


Surgical Specialties: Cardiothoracic, ENT, Eye, GU, Neuro, OB-GYN, Oral/Maxillofacial, Orthopedics, Peripheral Vascular, Plastics, Procurment/Transplant.

Diagnostic Endoscopy: Bronchoscopy, Colonoscopy, Cystoscopy, EGD, ERCP, Esophasgoscopy, Laryngoscopy, Panendoscopy, Sinoscopy, Ureteroscopy.