Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description

SUR-230 - Surgical Technology 3 (7 credits)
This course continues the theoretical foundation of SUR110 Surgical and Central Service Technology 1 and SUR120 Surgical Technology 2. The student is introduced to the specialty areas of surgery and the application of basic scientific knowledge to specific surgical procedures. Specialty areas include general surgery, gynecology, orthopedics, peripheral vascular, cardiac, thoracic, genitourinary, endoscopic and laser surgery. This course will also introduce the student to the pharmacology of surgically related drugs and anesthetic agents, including the calculation of dosages and the effects of drugs and anesthetic agents on the human body. This course requires a per credit health career fee; check the tuition and fee schedule for the current rate.

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