SURG1310 : Surgical Technology Theory I
This course is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction into the field of surgical technology and survey basic perioperative surgical concepts. Major subjects covered include professionalism and employability, OR organization and administration, the surgical technologist’s roles and responsibilities, risk management, and basic circulating skills. Modern ethics, law and morality in healthcare, fundamentals of OR pharmacology, and anesthesia concepts are also surveyed. Preoperative case management concepts in the circulating role include patient transfer and transport, urinary catheterization, patient positioning, and skin preparation. Related medical/surgical terminology is integrated throughout the course.