SURG115 - Basic Instrumentation, Supplies and Equipment

Credits: 1

Overview of instruments, supplies and equipment, used in the operating room and specifically for General, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Genitourinary and Plastic Surgery. Course includes instrument classifications, assembly and safe use, care and cleaning. Suture, mechanical stapling devices and other methods of hemostasis along with supplies and equipment will be discussed. Potential hazards will be explained.

Prerequisites

Admission to Surgical Technology Program. Co-requisite: SURG 114.

Required course for