Surgical Technology

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Our Surgical Technology Program is a selective admission, 11-month certificate of completion program. Our program is CAAHEP Accredited.

The program includes clinical rotations. All courses are offered only during the daytime hours.

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Role of the Surgical Technologist

The surgical technologist assists surgeons, anesthesiologists and registered nurses in providing care to patients in the operating room with duties such as:

  • Setting up the back table and gathering the instruments, equipment and supplies needed for each surgical procedure.
  • Maintaining the sterile field and passing instruments to the surgeon.
  • Assisting the surgeon during the surgical procedure, when asked.
  • Taking all the used equipment and instruments to decontamination at the end of the procedure.



Healthcare Professions Division



Updated June 29, 2015


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