Surgical Technologist I

This comprehensive elective program offers one school year (nine months) of pre-clinical instruction followed by nine months of clinical instruction after high school graduation. Completion of the 18-month program prepares the graduates to sit for the Tech in Surgery-Certified (TS-C) exam and possible employment as surgical technicians. Students acquire knowledge and assisting-level skills to function in association with licensed nurses and surgeons/physicians, providing the best possible care of the surgical patient. Instruction emphasizes surgical procedures, instruments, sterile processing, cleanliness, asepsis, safety and efficiency in the operating room. Fees are associated with this course.

Prerequisites

Dual Enrollment Introduction to Health and Medical Sciences and Dual Enrollment Medical Terminology

Overview

Subject

High School Credits

3

School Level

High School

Grade

12