SUR-217 - Clinical Practice in Surgery 25 credits
Clinical experience in surgery with exposure to the overall operation, policies, and procedures of practice. The student is immersed in the work for the first scrub and assisting circulator in an operating room. Application of previous courses, STCC operating room laboratory experience, and rotations in surgical specialties will provide an opportunity for skill acquisition, safe practice, and the development of professional behaviors. With repeated experiences, students will demonstrate the ability to recall sequence in planning for, selling up, carrying out, and breaking down a surgical procedure, as well as working with specialized tools (biotechnology.) Clinical conferences provide an opportunity for students to discuss their experiences. Lab hours are 20 hours per week for 15 weeks.
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