This course orients the student to the clinical environment and provides experience with basic skills necessary to the surgical technologist or perioperative nurse. Topics include: scrub techniques, sterile gowning, gloving and draping, surgical equipment, instruments, sutures, and dressings required for surgeries in various medical fields, processing of instruments and supplies, and environmental sanitation. Clinical experience in the central processing area is included.

Prereq: Program admission; SUR100.

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