SUR 210 - Surgical Procedures at Lord Fairfax Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2020-05-01

Introduces surgical procedures and the role of the surgical technologist. Introduces procedures for surgical specialties such as General, Gynecological, Obstetrics, Genitourinary, EENT (Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat), Orthopedic, Neurosurgery, Cardiac, Vascular, Pediatric, Plastic, Transplant, and Trauma surgery.
Lecture 3-4 hours. Laboratory 0-15 hours. Total 3-19 hours per week.
3-8 credits

General Course Purpose

The purpose of this course is to develop competency in the surgical technology program. This course introduces students to the related topics. The Surgical Technology curriculum prepares individuals to assist in the delivery of surgical patient care. Upon graduation, students will have the necessary cognitive, psychomotor, and professional knowledge to be successful. Graduates are eligible to take the National Surgical Technology Certificate Exam.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites: SUR 240, SUR 245

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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