SUR 150 - Surgical Instrumentation

Course Description

Effective: 2020-01-01

Introduces surgical instrumentation, supplies, and equipment used in the operating room for surgical procedures. Includes identification of instruments based on use, type, function, and design. Emphasizes use of surgical instruments to perform safely and effectively in the operating room environment.
Lecture 2 hours. Total 2 hours per week.
2 credits

General Course Purpose

Meets accreditation requirement of identifying surgical instruments by name, function, and design. Will enable the entry level surgical technologist to perform effectively and safely when handling surgical instruments.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite: Admission to the Surgical Technology Program or permission of instructor

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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