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2021-2022 General Catalog 
    
2021-2022 General Catalog

Surgical Technology, A.A.S.


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Campus Offered: Council Bluffs

The Surgical Technology program of study is designed to prepare students to become skilled operating room technicians. The program prepares students to practice under the supervision of a physician or registered nurse and to function as a member of the surgical team. Sterile techniques, operative procedures, anatomy and physiology, and microbiology, as applied to surgery, are studied. Graduates of this program are awarded an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree.

Students must complete the curriculum described below:

Recommended Course Sequence


Semester Total: 15.0 Credits


Semester Total: 15.0 Credits


Semester Total: 13.0 Credits


Third Semester


Semester Total: 16.0 Credits


Fourth Semester


Semester Total: 7.0 Credits


Total Semester Hours Required: 66.0


Notes:


Program specific courses (HSC and SUR) must be taken in the order listed.

Students must earn a “C” or higher in all SUR, BIO, and HSC courses in order to graduate.

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