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Surgical First Assistant Advanced Pathology
This course serves as a review of the study of disease processes and the relationship of the processes to the specific types of pathologies associated with body systems.
Cindy Schneider
1. Review the classifications of diseases.
2. Describe the processes of cellular injury.
3. Recognize the types of necrosis and treatment modalities.
4. Recognize the bodily effects of inflammation and repair.
5. Identify the types of injuries and treatment of each.
6. Identify the types of injuries and treatment of each.
7. Describe the various nutritional and metabolic pathologies and treatment.
8. Describe the various immunologic disorders and treatment.
9. Describe the types of neoplastic disorders and treatment.
10. Demonstrates the role of the surgical assistant in the handling of surgical specimens.

Certified First Assistant - NBSTSA

Certified First Assistant - NBSTSA

Career Cluster Resources for Health Sciences
National Board of Surgical Technology and
Surgical Assisting
Rizzo - Fundamentals of Anatomy
& Physiology (2006)

Alexander's Care of the Patient in

Sabiston's Textbook of Surgery

Surgical Technology Series - MAVCC
Career Majors That Sequence This Course
Career Cluster Pathway Career Major
Health Science Therapeutic Services Surgical First Assistant