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SURG 103 Course Details

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Course ID SURG 103
Formerly SRGT 160
Course Title Perioperative Patient Care
Credits 2.0
Description This course explores the duties and responsibilities of the surgical technologist in the assistant circulator role. Additionally, students are introduced to legal and ethical concepts governing perioperative practices related to surgical technology. Topics include: legal concepts and risk management, professional and medical ethics, HIPAA, patient records, medication handling, open gloving, urinary catheterization, patient positioning, preoperative skin preparation, and emergency management. Prerequisite: completion of major support courses for Surgical Technology and acceptance into the Surgical Technology program.
Quarters Available
Fall Winter Spring Summer
Odd Years yes no no no
Even Years yes no no no

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