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2022-2023 College Catalog 
2022-2023 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Surgical Technology, AAS

Limited Admissions Program

 This program requires the following preparatory coursework:


Department: Surgical Technology  

Program/Major Code: AASSGT/SGT

CIP Code: 51.0909

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Interact effectively with patients, families, and other members of the interdisciplinary team to ensure high quality patient care
  2. Engage in practices that promote lifelong learning, relevancy, and support a culture of evidence based practice in practice while demonstrating surgical conscience in all aspects of practice
  3. Use information and technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision-making
  4. Minimize risk of harm to patients in the perioperative routines, transportation, positioning, medication and anesthesthetic agents, emergency procedures and providers through both system effectiveness and individual performance
  5. Function effectively within interprofessional teams, fostering open communication, mutual respect, and shared decision-making to achieve quality patient care
  6. Use data to monitor the outcome of patient care in the surgical environment to continuously improve the quality and safety of the surgical environment
  7. Provide compassionate and coordinated care based on the patient’s needs
  8. Foster an environment of ethical, legal, moral, and medical values related to the patient and the operating room team during the perioperative experience
  9. Champion best practice in the surgical environment through coordination of necessary supplies, instrumentation, and equipment for specific procedures
  10. Synthesize concepts of anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, and microbiology in your role as a surgical technologist

Cohort Model Program

Please contact the Department for the start of the next cohort.


General Education Note:  Ensure that one general education CTE course fulfills one of the awareness categories:

Second Semester

 CTE - Communication (3 credits)



Third Semester

CTE - Options Category (3 credits)


Fourth Semester

CTE - Arts & Humanities  (3 credits)

CTE - Social & Behavioral Science (3 credits)


Program Total: 60 Credits