Oct 15, 2019  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SGT-1010 Introduction to Surgical Technology


3 Credits
An introduction to basic surgical instrumentation along with specific nomenclature and classification related to surgical procedures. Concepts of sterilization and disinfection and their effects on wound healing are included. The care, use and handling of instrumentation and suture material are provided through hands-on application. In addition to a thorough introduction on instrumentation, students will also receive a basic foundation in surgical technology.
Prerequisite(s): Program admission and eligibility for EGL-1010  and MAT-1120 ; BIO-2050  and HIM-1530  completed or concurrent.
2 lecture/3 lab hours.
SGT courses are offered once per year in the fall, spring, and summer sessions I and II. A grade of C or higher must be maintained in all prerequisites, program courses, and required science courses.



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