Aug 05, 2020  
2018-2019 Chesapeake College Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Chesapeake College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SGT 110 - Introduction to Surgical Technology and Patient Care Concepts

2 credits
Introduces the student to the health care delivery system and provides an overview of the role and responsibilities of the surgical technologist. Patient care concepts will be introduced including: ethical, moral, and legal responsibilities of the surgical technologist, communicating with the patient, pre-operative care of the patient, and patient’s response to illness and hospitalization, and assessment of patient’s physical, spiritual, and psychological needs. The characteristics of the professional surgical technologist, the professional organizations related to the profession, and credentialing options available to the surgical technologist will also be discussed. This course is offered in the summer session. [SUMMER] Four hours lecture per week.
Prerequisite(s): BIO 211+ BIO 212+  , BIO 202+  . Corequisite: MED 106  



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