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College Catalog 2019-2020 
College Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SURG 1050 - Introduction to Surgical Technology

Credit Hours: 2.00
Prerequisites: Admission into the Surgical Technology Program; BIOL 2400  or BIOL 2730 ; and HHSC 1700  all with grade C or better

Corequisites: SURG 1060  and SURG 1070  

This course provides an introduction to the allied health profession of surgical technology. Students will learn about the history, professional associations related to, and the role and responsibilities of the surgical technologist. Additional topics include an introduction to the patient including the biopsychosocial needs of the patient, and death and dying. Ethical, moral and legal issues will be explored and examined. Students will learn about regulatory agencies, health care facilities, as well as departmental organization and management within the facilities. The physical environment of the operating room will be introduced, and students will learn about various emergency situations and all hazard preparation in the health care setting.

Contact Hours: 2

Center Campus

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