Surgical Technology Certificate

Curriculum SRT.SRT.CERT (C317C)

Prepares the student to work as a part of a team providing surgical patient care. Surgical technologists often function in the scrub role, but their responsibilities may include a variety of duties before, during and after surgery. Employment opportunities exist in hospitals, surgical centers, birthing centers and other health care facilities.

The program includes theory, simulation laboratory and clinical components. Students receive supervised experience at several cooperating area hospitals.

Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Clearwater, FL 33763, (727) 210-2350, in cooperation with the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting, 6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite 110, Littleton, CO 80120, (303) 694-9262. Graduates qualify to apply to the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting for eligibility to sit for the Certified Surgical Technologist examination.

Last Update Effective: 8/23/15

Semester One

Credit Hours

 

BIS 190

Anatomy & Physiology for Allied Health Majors

 

4

#

SRT 110

Introduction to Surgical Technology

7

#

SRT 120

Surgical Procedures I

5

#

SRT 122

Surgical Procedures Lab

2

 

 

 

18

Semester Two

 

AHL 101

Essentials of Medical Terminology or

1-2

 

AHL 111

Applied Medical Terminology

 

 

PSY 100

Introduction to Psychology

3

#

SRT 130

Surgical Procedures II

3

#

SRT 132

Applied Surgical Procedures I

3

#

SRT 140

Surgical Procedures III

3

 

 

 

13-14

Semester Three

 

CIS 100

Introduction to Computer Systems

1

#

SRT 160

Surgical Seminar

1

#

SRT 162

Applied Surgical Procedures II

1

 

 

 

3

 

 

Total credits required

34-35

See SRT course descriptions.

Coordinator: Teri Junge, Ext. 3921; Email: terijunge@triton.edu

Gainful Employment

The information provided in the link below is available to assist students in making informed choices about their education and career.

http://www.triton.edu/GE_Certificates/SurgicalTechnologyCertificate.html

For more information about Gainful Employment, visit the Triton College Financial Aid Office, located in the Student Center Building, Room B-216W, or send an Email to: finaid@triton.edu.