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Surgical Technology AAS DegreeASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE

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First Semester Courses 12 Credits
SRGT 1405 Introduction to Surgical Technology 4
SRGT 1409 Fundamentals of Perioperative Concepts and Techniques 4
BIOL 2401 Human Anatomy & Physiology 4
Second Semester Courses 14 Credits
SRGT 1541 Surgical Procedures I 5
SRGT 1260 Clinical I-Surgical/Operating Room Tech 2
BIOL 2402 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4
MATH 1332-or-MATH 1342 Mathematics for Liberal Arts-or-Statistics 3
Third Semester Courses 8 Credits
SRGT 1360 Clinical II - Surgical Technology/Technologist 3
SRGT 1542 Surgical Procedures II 5
First Semester Courses 14 Credits
SRGT 2462 Clinical III 4
BIOL 2420 Medical Microbiology 4
HPRS 2301 Pathophysiology 3
ENGL 1301 Composition & Rhetoric I 3
Second Semester Courses 12 Credits
SRGT 2130 Professional Readiness1 1
SRGT 2563 Clinical IV 5
PSYC 2301 General Psychology 3
Elective Humanities/Fine Arts2 3
Surgical Technology AAS Program Total 60 Credits

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Program Details

The program includes both theory and practical clinical experience designed to prepare the student to work in a variety of settings as well as pass the national certification examination for surgical technologists. The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs accredits our program allowing graduates to become eligible for the Certified Surgical Technologist, CST© credential.

Our state-of-the-art laboratory facility provides use of equipment with some of the latest minimally invasive technologies used in surgery today. Our faculty is board certified in surgical technology and surgical assisting. We also have registered nurses holding Certified Nurse in the Operating Room, CNOR© and CST© credentials. We provide students with opportunities to develop skills necessary to become competent surgical technologists.

Certification Employment in this field requires industry certification from NBSTA.

Program Admission Requirements

For additional Surgical Technology admission requirements, please read the additional surgical technology program requirements.

Program Accreditation

accreditationThe surgical technology program at Lone Star College-Tomball is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, or CAAHEP, located at 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater FL 33763, Phone: 844-522-3846, or by visiting their website at http://www.caahep.org.

ARCAccreditation is achieved upon the recommendations by the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting, or ARC-STSA, located at 6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite 110, Littleton CO, 80120, Phone: 855-954-1652. You may also visit them on the web at http://www.arcstsa.org/.

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