Surgical Technology

Surgical Technologist Program Outcomes


In order to prepare competent entry-level surgical technologists in thecognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learningdomains, each student will accomplish the following:


I.   Human Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology:  Incorporate knowledge of human anatomy

      and physiology as it relates to surgical procedures performed.




II.   Asepsis, Sterility and Decontamination:  Utilize theprinciples of aseptic technique.

      Students must apply appropriate methods of decontamination andsterilization.



 III. Preoperative Preparation:   Demonstrate preoperative preparation of thesurgical suite; as 

      well as, the preoperative preparation of  him/herself.




IV.   Surgical Case management:

       Demonstrate the ability to function in the perioperative setting.Identify specialized roles,  

       as well as, moral, legal and ethical responsibilities to the patient;all while performing

       duties of a surgical technologist in a perioperative setting.




V.   Emergent Situations  

       Students shall be able to identify emergent situations and be able toact instinctively.