SUR 254 - Professional Issues in Surgical Technology at Piedmont Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2020-01-01

Provides job seeking skills and an overview of theoretical knowledge in preparation for national certification. Includes test taking strategies, career options, resume preparation, interviewing techniques, professional credentialing, and organizations and professionalism as it relates to surgical technology.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Total 1-2 hours per week.
1-2 credits

General Course Purpose

The purpose of this course is to develop efficacy as a surgical technology professional. This course introduces students to the professional credentialing, career options and continuing education. 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

Prerequisite: Admission to the Surgical Technology Program of instructor approval

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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