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STS1307 Surgical Equipment and Instrumentation

This course introduces and prepares the students for the roles of the surgical technologist, the scrub role during surgical procedures, identification of basic surgical instrumentation, passing of the instruments, proper care, reprocessing of instruments following a surgical procedure, and utilizing equipment in the operating room. Students will also learn about surgical wounds, proper tissue handling techniques, wound closure, wound healing, suture material, and stapling devices.

Credits

3

Enrollment Requirements

Prerequisite: STS1302; Corequisite: STS1303

Offered

Fall