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SURG 1250 - Surgical Specialties 1

Credit Hours: 4.00


Prerequisites: Admission into the Surgical Technology Program; ENGL 1180  or ENGL 1210 ; BIOL 2400  or BIOL 2730 ; BIOL 2710 , HHSC 1700 , SURG 1050 , SURG 1060 , and SURG 1070  all with grade C or better, or grade Pass (if the course is a Pass/Fail course); and proof of current AHA/BLS certification

Corequisites: SURG 1055 , SURG 1200 , and SURG 1265  

This course is designed to focus on the perioperative care of surgical patients during endoscopic, general, robotic, obstetric and gynecologic, genitourinary, ophthalmic, otorhinolaryngology, oral, maxillofacial, plastic, and reconstructive procedures. Students will become familiar with the diagnostic exams, pathophysiology, procedural considerations, operative procedures and the instrumentation, supplies, and equipment for these specialties.

Billable Contact Hours: 4

When Offered: Fall semester only

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to outline structures including functions of the regional anatomy for each surgical specialty presented in class.

Objectives:

  1. Discuss anatomy and physiology of the abdominal wall, digestive system, hepatic and biliary system, pancreas, spleen, thyroid, and breast.
  2. Discuss anatomy and physiology of the female reproductive system.
  3. Identify anatomy and physiology of the genitourinary and male reproductive system.
  4. Identify anatomy and physiology of the integumentary system.
  5. Describe the anatomy and physiology of the eye.
  6. Discuss anatomy and physiology of the face and oral cavity.

Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to distinguish among pathophysiology, diseases, and disorders related to each system or organ that prompts surgical intervention.

Objectives:

  1. Discuss pre-operative diagnostic procedures or tests used to determine diagnosis for general surgery and endoscopic procedures.
  2. Discuss special preoperative diagnostic procedures or tests relevant to obstetrics and gynecologic surgery.
  3. Discuss special preoperative diagnostic procedures or tests specific to genitourinary surgery.
  4. Discuss special preoperative diagnostic procedures or tests relevant to ophthalmic surgery.
  5. Identify special preoperative diagnostic procedures or tests used for otorhinolaryngologic procedures.
  6. Identify special preoperative diagnostic procedures or tests used for plastic or reconstructive surgical procedures.
  7. Discuss special preoperative diagnostic procedures or tests relevant to oral and maxillofacial surgery.

Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to outline the highlights and schemes of common surgical procedures.

Objectives: 

  1. Describe the scheme, set-up, and sequence of endoscopic, robotic, and general surgery procedures.
  2. Describe the scheme, set-up, and sequence of obstetric and gynecological procedures.
  3. Identify the scheme, set-up, and sequence of genitourinary procedures.
  4. Discuss the scheme, set-up, and sequence of ophthalmic surgical procedures.
  5. Describe the scheme, set-up, and sequence of otorhinolaryngologic surgical procedures.
  6. Identify the scheme, set-up, and sequence of oral and maxillofacial surgical procedures.
  7. Identify the scheme, set-up, and sequence of plastic and reconstructive procedures.

Outcome 4: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to evaluate the perioperative (preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative) care, prognosis, outcomes, and possible complications of the patient for these specialty surgical interventions.

Objectives:

  1. Discuss immediate postoperative care including possible complications for endoscopic, robotic, and general surgery procedures.
  2. Discuss the purpose and expected outcomes of endoscopic, robotic, and general surgery procedures.
  3. Discuss the intraoperative preparation of the patient undergoing endoscopic, robotic and general surgery procedures.
  4. Discuss immediate postoperative care including possible complications of obstetric and gynecological procedures.
  5. Discuss the purpose and expected outcomes of obstetric and gynecological surgery procedures.
  6. Discuss the intraoperative preparation of the patient undergoing an obstetric and gynecological procedures.
  7. Discuss immediate postoperative care including possible complications for ophthalmic procedures.
  8. Discuss the purpose and expected outcomes of ophthalmic procedures.
  9. Discuss the intraoperative preparation of the patient undergoing ophthalmic procedures.
  10. Discuss immediate postoperative care and possible complications of oral and maxillofacial procedures.
  11. Discuss the purpose and expected outcomes of oral and maxillofacial procedures.
  12. Discuss the intraoperative preparation of the patient undergoing oral and maxillofacial procedures.
  13. Discuss immediate postoperative care including possible complications of plastic and reconstructive procedures.
  14. Discuss the purpose and expected outcomes of plastic and reconstructive surgical procedures.
  15. Discuss the intraoperative preparation of the patient undergoing oral and maxillofacial procedures.

Outcome 5: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to determine appropriate selection, preparation, and care of specialty surgical instruments, supplies, and equipment required for surgical procedures.

Objectives:

  1. Identify the names and uses of general surgery instruments, supplies, and equipment.
  2. Identify the names and uses of obstetric and gynecological instruments, supplies, and equipment.
  3. Identify the names and uses of genitourinary instruments, supplies, and equipment.
  4. Identify the names and uses of ophthalmic instruments, supplies, and equipment.
  5. Identify the names and uses of otorhinolaryngology instruments, supplies, and equipment.
  6. Identify the names and uses of oral and maxillofacial instruments, supplies, and equipment.
  7. Identify the names and uses of plastic and reconstructive surgery instruments, supplies, equipment, and medications.

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Critical Thinking: YES
COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
UNIT I
Incisions
Endoscopic Surgery
Robotic Surgery
General Surgery

UNIT II Obstetrics and Gynecologic Surgery

UNIT III Genitourinary Surgery

UNIT IV Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

UNIT V Ophthalmic Surgery

UNIT VI Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

UNIT VII Otorhinolaryngolic (ENT) Surgery


Primary Faculty
Ness, Elizabeth
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Shaw, Andrea
Dean
Mirijanian, Narine



Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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