Department: SUR Surgical Technology
Subject: Surgical Technology
This course expands on the theoretical foundations of SUR-110 Surgical and Central Service Technology 1, SUR-120 Surgical Technology 2 and SUR-230 Surgical Technology 3. Emphasis is placed on complex surgical procedures, utilization of surgical microscopes, care and handling of microsurgical instruments, advanced patient care concepts, preparation for all types of hazards and employability skills. Specialty areas include ophthalmology, otolaryngology and oral surgery, neurosurgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery, pediatric surgery, advanced patient care concepts and procedures involving organ procurement and transplant, surgical oncology, trauma surgery and patients with special needs. Employability skills and all-hazards preparation are also addressed in this course.