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2017-2018 Vincennes University Catalog 
2017-2018 Vincennes University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SURG 100 - Surgical Technology I

2 hrs (Summer)
Introduces theory necessary to function as a beginning surgical technologist. Includes basic concepts necessary to establish, maintain and coordinate the methods required for good patient care preoperatively, intraoperatively, and postoperatively. Surgical terminology, communication skills, microbiology, sterilization and disinfection, principles of asepsis, ethical, legal and moral responsibilities along with safe patient care, principles of operating room techniques to include hazards in the surgical suite. HIPAA and Standard Precautions are also covered. Responsibilities of a surgical technologist are defined. 2 lecture hours.

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Surgical Technology Program; a grade of C or better in BIOL 111 /111L HIMT 110 , and ENGL 101 ; and a grade of C or better or concurrent enrollment in BIOL 112 /112L . Corequisite(s): SURG 105