SUR - Surgical Technology

SUR 101  Introduction to Surgical Technology  (4-3-5)  

Offered Fall Semester

Prerequisites: AHS 102, BIO 112

Co-requisites: SUR 102, SUR 123 (for Sterile Processing); SUR 102, SUR 123, MAT 155 (for Surgical Technology)

This course includes a study of the surgical environment, team concepts, aseptic technique, hospital organization, basic instrumentation and supplies, sterilization, principles of infection control and wound healing.

SUR 102  Applied Surgical Technology  (4-3-5)  

Offered Fall Semester

Prerequisites: AHS 102, BIO 112, SUR 101

Co-requisites: SUR 123 (for Sterile Processing); MAT 155, SUR 123 (for Surgical Technology)

This course covers the study of principles and applications of aseptic techniques, the perioperative role and the medical/legal aspects.

SUR 103  Surgical Procedures I  (3-3-4)  

Offered Spring Semester

Prerequisites: SUR 101, SUR 102, SUR 123, MAT 155 or higher

Co-requisites: ENG 101, SUR 104, SUR 110

This course is a study of a system-to-system approach to surgical procedures and relates regional anatomy, pathology, specialty equipment and team responsibility. Patient safety, medical/legal aspects and drugs used in surgery are emphasized.

SUR 104  Surgical Procedures II  (3-3-4)  

Offered Spring Semester

Prerequisites: SUR 101, SUR 102, SUR 103, SUR 123, MAT 155 or higher

Co-requisites: SUR 110, ENG 101

This course is the study of various specialties of surgical procedures.

SUR 110  Introduction to Surgical Practicum  (0-15-5)  

Offered Spring Semester

Prerequisites: SUR 101, SUR 102, SUR 123, MAT 155 or higher

Co-requisites: SUR 103, SUR 104, ENG 101

This course is an introduction to the application of surgical technique by assisting in the perioperative roles in various clinical affiliations.

SUR 111  Basic Surgical Practicum  (0-21-7)  

Offered Summer Semester

Co-requisites: SUR 120, PSY 103

This course involves the application of theory under supervision in the perioperative role in various clinical affiliations.

SUR 120  Surgical Seminar  (2-0-2)  

Offered Summer Semester

Prerequisites: SUR 103, SUR 104, SUR 110

Co-requisites: SUR 111, PSY 103

This course includes the comprehensive correlation of theory and practice in the perioperative role.

SUR 123  Sterile Processing Technology  (1-6-3)  

Offered Fall Semester

Prerequisites: Placement into RDG 100 and MAT 100

Co-requisites: SUR 101 and SUR 102

This course provides a detailed study of the preparation and processing procedures of surgical instruments.