Nov 24, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SGT-2200 Surgical Technology Clinical III


Credits 4
This is the final practicum class in the Surgical Technology Program. Students complete their experiences at their clinical affiliation eight hours per day, two days per weeks, for 15 weeks, for a total of 240 hours of clinical experience. At this stage, the student is expected to perform independently, at the level expected of an entry-level practitioner. Competency based clinical skills must be successfully completed and checked off. Case study reports are performed on scheduled and nonscheduled cases.
Prerequisite(s): SGT-2050  and SGT-2100  completion with grade of C or higher.
Corequisite(s): SGT-2070  and SGT-2300 .
16 clinical hours.
(Offered spring only.)

Course Outcomes
  1. Prepare instruments and other sterile items for more advanced surgical procedures.
  2. Perform sponge, needle, and instrument counts with minimal guidance according to hospital and AST guidelines.
  3. Perform duties in the role of first scrub on advanced and specialized surgical procedures with minimal supervision.  
  4. Demonstrate professionalism and surgical conscience at the level expected of an entry-level practitioner.




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