Surgical Technician (SRGT)

This is a draft edition of the 2019-20 catalog. Go to MyTMCC for course descriptions and prerequisites in effect for the Fall registration cycle.

SRGT 101 - Introduction to Surgical Technology Units: 1

Roles and responsibilities of the Surgical Technologist are discussed, defined, and explored. Includes hands-on demonstrations pertaining to the field of Surgical Technology. Discussion of the educational requirements, certifications, job description, and job outlook of the profession. This is a prerequisite course for applying to the CSN Surgical Technology Program, offered in partnership at TMCC. Surgical technologists work closely with surgeons, anesthesiologists, registered nurses and other surgical personnel to deliver patient care and assume appropriate responsibilities before, during and after surgery. Graduates of the CSN Surgical Technology Program are eligible to test for certified surgical technologist credentials.

Transferability: May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree