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Additional Surgical Technology Program Requirements

 

Applications for the Surgical Technology Program are now being accepted.  Applications must be postmarked or electronically received by April 30, 2018.  Applicants must return a completed application packet to:

Lone Star College-Tomball
Health Science Building
700 Graham Dr., Suite 111
Tomball, TX  77375

Pre-Admission Requirements
• Background check
• Health History
• TSI Assessment testing and/or Advisor verification of on-level achievement
• Bacterial Meningitis immunization

Admission Criteria
1. Apply to Lone Star College. (Apply
2. Students must be TSI complete.
3. Complete and submit application packet which includes:
• Surgical Technologist AAS Degree Application 
        • Advisor Checklist 
        • Completed Background Check 
• Completed Health History Form
• Official transcripts from colleges other than LSC
4. The top-ranking applicants will be invited for an interview.
5. All prior biology courses must be completed within 5 years of admission.
6. BIOL 2401 Anatomy and Physiology I must be completed prior to SRGT 1541 Surg  Procedures I.
7. Final acceptance into the program is contingent upon a satisfactory background check (as  required by clinical facilities) that is completed by a college approved agency at the  student’s expense. Clinical facilities may also require completion of satisfactory drug  screening and verification of medical insurance.  Background check, drug screening and  medical insurance expenses are the responsibility of each student.
8. Completion on non-SRGT courses does not guarantee program admission.

Only students who have been accepted into the program by the Director of Surgical Technology are allowed to register for the Surgical Technology classes.

Post-Admission Requirements
• Current Basic Life Support: Healthcare Provider – American Heart Association
• Malpractice/Liability Insurance
• TB Test
• Documentation of Current Immunizations 
• Hepatitis B
• MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)
• Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis)
• Varicella
• Tuberculosis (annually)
• Influenza (annually)
• Medical Insurance
• Drug Screening as required by clinical facilities

 

Legal Information

Lone Star College Policy is consistent with Texas law as to requirements and admission of any resident or non-resident student.  For admission and tuition purposes, residency is defined within Texas Education Code §54.052.

In addition, LSC will notify students prior to, but not as a condition or requirement of admission, that  health care facilities will require students to have a Social Security number or a Visa as a condition of being assigned to a clinical facility. Students who are unable to complete the LSC health program clinical skills requirement will not be able to complete the program due to a lack of clinical placement.

Additionally, LSC will notify students that a Social Security number or a Visa may be required for a background check, and may also be required for taking the licensing examination upon completion of program requirements.