Surgical Technology - 1330 hours:
The Surgical Technology program prepares students for employment as surgical technologists. Included are the following major areas of training:
- Communication and interpersonal skills
- Legal and ethical responsibilities
- Aseptic techniques
- Patient care procedures
- Surgical technology procedures
- Patient safety
- Use and care of equipment and supplies
- Employability skills and basic computer literacy.
The Surgical Technology program prepares individuals for employment in the operating room, central supply, ambulatory surgical centers, and physician’s offices.
Students are introduced to the surgical area early in the program. Students must be able to stand for long hours and work in an atmosphere that is often charged with pressure and urgency. Knowledge of, and experience with, aseptic techniques qualify surgical technicians to prepare instruments and materials for use at the operating table and to assist in their use with skill and dexterity.
Surgical Technology graduates are eligible to take the National Certifying Examination for Surgical Technologists. Credit from the program is transferable to Broward Community College towards a degree in Health Service Management.
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Our program is accredited by:
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756