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Surgical Technology

Program Details

The Associate Degree graduate of the Surgical
Technology Program is a highly skilled
surgical technician. The surgical technician
functions as an integral part of
the surgical team under the direct
supervision of a licensed registered
professional nurse and in cooperation
with the surgeon, anesthesiologist or
anesthetist.
The Associate Degree graduate of the SurgicalTechnology Program is a highly skilledsurgical technician. The surgical technicianfunctions as an integral part ofthe surgical team under the directsupervision of a licensed registeredprofessional nurse and in cooperationwith the surgeon, anesthesiologist oranesthetist.

Duties and responsibilities include preparing the sterile field, equipment and supplies, instrumentation during surgical procedures, as well as being able to operate complex machinery such as sterilizers, electrosurgical units, and diagnostic equipment used in surgery. The surgical technician will assist medical and nursing personnel in operating rooms, emergency rooms, and obstetrical facilities. Students planning on applying for an Allied Health Program are required to submit an ACT score with the application. The application deadline will be February 1, 2014.National testing dates for the ACT are October 26, 2013 and December 14, 2013. Registration for those tests are coming up quickly: September 27 and November 8 respectively. For more information go to: www.actstudent.org/regist/dates.html

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