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SURT-1620 - Foundations of Surgical Tech

Introduction to instrumentation decontamination, preparation, packaging, sterilization, and/or disinfection of supplies, instruments and equipment. Introduction to the specific duties of the surgical team including lab practice in patient positioning, transfer, and transport, urethral catheterization, prepping, draping, back table set-up and organization. Main course focus is aseptic technique and critical thinking skills practiced in the laboratory setting related to the sterile and unsterile role to prepare the student for clinical rotations.
Academic Level
Undergraduate
Subject
SURT-Surgical Technology
Department
Surgical Technology
Credits
5
Prerequisites
None
Corequisites
None