Aug 18, 2018  
2017-2018 Chesapeake College Catalog 
    
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SGT 111+ - Surgical Technology Techniques I

4 credits
Introduces the discipline of surgical techniques. Introduction to: asepsis technique and infection control, instrument cleaning methods for prevention of infection, sterilization methods for prevention of infection, chemical disinfection, and environmental sanitation. Also includes an introduction to the sequence and principles of perioperative, intraoperative, postoperative care of the patient and the duties of the surgical technologist. This course introduces students to the duties of the circulator role, and duties of the scrub role. Common illnesses and emergency situations will be discussed with a focus on prevention of disease and promotion of wellness, surgical procedure, and technological sciences. This course is offered in the summer session. [SUMMER] Six hours lecture, four hours laboratory per week.
Prerequisite(s): BIO 211+ BIO 212+  , BIO 202+  . Corequisite: MED 106  .



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