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The Surgical Technology curriculum prepares individuals to assist in the care of the surgical patient in the operating room and to function as a member of the surgical team.

Students will apply theoretical knowledge to the care of patients undergoing surgery and develop skills necessary to prepare supplies, equipment, and instruments; maintain aseptic conditions; prepare patients for surgery; and assist surgeons during operations.

Employment opportunities include labor/delivery/emergency departments, inpatient/outpatient surgery centers, dialysis units/facilities, physicians’ offices, and central supply processing units.

 

Program Mission
The Surgical Technology curriculum prepares the individual to assist in the care of the surgical patients and to function as a member of the surgical team.   Graduates of this program will be eligible to take the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBST-SA) exam.