This course provides an overview of the surgical technology profession and develops concepts and principles required for successful participation as a member of the surgical team. Topics include: role/responsibilities of the surgical technologist, patient needs, legal/ethical issues, the surgical environment, asepsis, OSHA regulations, and basic patient care and safety. The course includes classroom and lab instruction, with observation experiences in the surgical, GI lab, and sterile processing settings.

Prereq: Program admission; BIO250, BIO260, and HIT105; or concurrent enrollment.

Coreq: SUR110.

Not Currently Scheduled