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Surgical Nurse Assistant
Students in this major will learn about the roles and responsibilities of the surgical nurse assistant within the surgical team. Students will learn how to maintain the nonsterile operation environment. They will learn the principles and practices of aseptic technique, scrubbing, gowning, gloving, sterilization and disinfection and the role of the surgical nurse assistant in maintaining patient safety. Students will also learn patient care skills for the surgical environment including how to safely transport, position, and prep the patient for surgery as well as post surgical procedures. In addition, students will also complete courses in anatomy and physiology and medical terminology. There will also be a clinical component to this major.
Hours Course Code Course Title Actions
120.00 HL00046 Anatomy and Physiology View Course
45.00 HL00342 Core Medical Terminology View Course
15.00 HL00034 Surgical Technology Orientation View Course
30.00 HL00047 Core Employability Skills View Course
30.00 HL00112 Introduction to Surgical Technology View Course
60.00 HL00144 Essentials of Surgical Asepsis View Course
45.00 HL00113 Surgical Patient Care View Course
30.00 HL00202 Surgical Tech Practicum I View Course
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District Campus Local Name Actions
Central Technology Center Drumright Surgical Nurse Assistant View Approved Career Major