This course continues to demonstrate the various functions of the surgical technologist. Emphasis is on safety in the operating room, care of specimens and instrumentation and equipment used in surgical procedures. Methods used for closure of wounds and mechanisms of wound healing are presented. Emphasis on sterilization and disinfection principles and procedures is continued. Selected laboratory experiences. Three lecture hours, four laboratory hours. Laboratory fees apply.
BIO 144 with a grade of C or better, MTH 165 or higher, HIM 104, SGT 100 with a grade of C or better, and SGT 110 with a grade of C or better. Co-requisite(s): BIO 145, ENG 101 or ENG 200, PHL 250, and SGT 101.