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SURG 1350 - Surgical Specialties 2

Credit Hours: 4.00


Prerequisites: Admission into the Surgical Technology Program; SURG 1055 , SURG 1200 , SURG 1250 , and SURG 1265  all with grade C or better, or grade Pass (if the course is a Pass/Fail course)

Corequisites: SURG 1300  and SURG 1360  

This course is a continuation of surgical specialties and is designed to focus on the perioperative care of surgical patients during orthopedic, peripheral vascular, neurosurgery, pediatric, geriatric, and emergency trauma surgery. Students will become familiar with the diagnostic exams, pathophysiology, procedural considerations, operative procedures, and instrumentation supplies, and equipment for these specialties.

Billable Contact Hours: 4

When Offered: Winter 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 present in class.

Objectives:

  1. Discuss anatomy and physiology of the skeletal system and connective tissues.
  2. Identify key anatomical features of the peripheral vascular system.
  3. Identify key anatomical features of the respiratory structures in the thoracic cavity.
  4. Identify key anatomical structures of the heart and great vessels.
  5. Identify key anatomical features of the nervous system.
  6. Identify key physiological and anatomical features in pediatric surgery.

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

Objectives:

  1. Define terminology, associated diseases, disorders, diagnostic procedures, and exams related to the connective tissues and skeletal system.
  2. Define terminology, associated diseases, disorders, diagnostic procedures, and tests of the heart and great vessels.
  3. Identify terminology, associated diseases, disorders, diagnostic procedures, and tests of the pulmonary system.
  4. Define terminology, associated diseases, disorders, diagnostic procedures, and exams of the nervous system.
  5. Define terminology, associated diseases, or congenital disorders associated with pediatric surgery.
  6. List pathophysiology related to trauma 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 orthopedic surgical procedures.
  2. Describe the scheme, set-up, and sequence of peripheral vascular procedures.
  3. Describe the scheme, set-up, and sequence of cardiac procedures.
  4. Describe the scheme, set-up, and sequence of thoracic and pulmonary procedures.
  5. Describe the scheme, set-up,and sequence of neurosurgical procedures.
  6. Describe the scheme, set-up, and sequence of pediatric procedures.
  7. Describe the scheme, set-up, and sequence of common emergency and trauma surgery.

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 specialty surgical interventions.

Objectives:

  1. Discuss immediate postoperative care including possible complications for orthopedic surgery.
  2. Discuss the purpose and expected outcomes of orthopedic surgical procedures.
  3. Discuss the intraoperative preparation of the patient undergoing orthopedic surgery
  4. Discuss immediate postoperative care including possible complications for peripheral vascular surgical procedures.
  5. Discuss the purpose and expected outcomes of peripheral vascular surgical procedures.
  6. Discuss the intraoperative preparation of the patient undergoing peripheral vascular surgery.
  7. Discuss immediate postoperative care including possible complications for cardiac surgery.
  8. Discuss the purpose and expected outcomes of cardiac surgical procedures.
  9. Discuss the intraoperative preparation of the patient undergoing cardiac surgery.
  10. Discuss immediate postoperative care including possible complications for thoracic and pulmonary surgery
  11. Discuss the purpose and expected outcomes of thoracic and pulmonary surgical procedures
  12. Discuss the intraoperative preparation of the patient undergoing thoracic and pulmonary surgery.
  13. Discuss immediate postoperative care including possible complications for neurosurgery.
  14. Discuss the purpose and expected outcomes of neurosurgical procedures.
  15. Discuss the intraoperative preparation of the patient undergoing neurosurgery.
  16. Discuss immediate postoperative care including possible complications for pediatric surgery.
  17. Discuss the purpose and expected outcomes of pediatric surgical procedures.
  18. Discuss the intraoperative preparation of the patient undergoing pediatric surgery .
  19. Discuss immediate postoperative care including possible complications for emergency and trauma surgery.
  20. Discuss the purpose and expected outcomes of emergency and trauma surgical procedures.
  21. Discuss the intraoperative preparation of the patient undergoing emergency and trauma surgery.

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

Objectives:

  1. Identify the names and uses of orthopedic instruments, supplies, and equipment.
  2. Identify the names and uses of peripheral vascular instruments, supplies, and equipment.
  3. Identify the names and uses of cardiothoracic instruments, supplies, and equipment.
  4. Identify the names and uses of neurosurgery instruments, supplies, and equipment.

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. Orthopedic Surgery

UNIT II. Peripheral Vascular Surgery

UNIT III. Thoracic and Pulmonary Surgery

UNIT IV. Cardiac Surgery

UNIT V. Neurosurgery

UNIT VI. Pediatric Surgery

UNIT VII. Emergency and Trauma 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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