SUR 102 - Principles of Surgery I

Description
This course reviews the role of the surgical technologist pre-operatively. Proper patient identification, methods of patient transport, transfer of equipment, body mechanics, surgical skin prep, urinary catheterization, surgical hand scrub technique, microbiology, disinfection, sterilization, electricity, information technology, professionalism, ethics, and communication skills are covered. Application of knowledge and skills occurs in the surgical technology laboratory, in addition to recognition of general surgery instrumentation in major and minor surgical trays. Students must register for the laboratory co-requisite and successfully complete both components.
Credits
3
Recent Professors
Open Seat Checker
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017
Offered
TuTh
Avg. Class Size
12
Avg. Sections
1