SURG120 - Surgical Procedures I

Credits: 4

This course builds on information acquired in the Freshman Fall work. Surgical procedures are studied in a unit-by­-unit basis according to surgical categories. Students are expected to research and review anatomy for each unit. Emphasis is placed on variations of principles as applied to surgery in different body parts, detailed study of instrumentation, and the technologist’s role in each procedure. Pharmacology/drugs related to specialties will also be addressed.

Prerequisites

Admission to Surgical Technology Program, C or better in AH110, SURG114, and SURG115. Co-requisite: SURG116.

Required course for