SUR-124 - Principles & Practices of Surgical Tech

4 credits

Content common to surgical procedures is presented in this course, which builds on SUR-114 and focuses on such subjects as occupational safety, methods of hemostasis, care and handling of specimens, incisions, wound closure, drains, dressing, needles, suture materials, endoscopic surgery, anesthesia, and complications of surgery. Selected surgical procedures are included as prototypes to explain content. Safe handling of instruments and additional instruments and supplies are included.

Prerequisite(s): SUR-114   BIO-231 

Corequisite(s): SUR-127 

Previously known as: SURG-204