Mar 22, 2019  
2018-2019 Chesapeake College Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Chesapeake College Catalog
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SGT 126+ - Surgical Techniques

3 credits
A course providing an introduction to surgical techniques. Surgical techniques including aseptic technique and infection control, surgical instrumentation and equipment, instrument and equipment cleaning and sterilization methods, chemical disinfection and environmental sanitation. The sequencing and principles of preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative care, highlighting the responsibilities of the surgical technologist, circulator and scrub roles will be introduced. Common illnesses and emergency situations will be discussed. [SUMMER] One hour of lecture and four hours of laboratory per week.
Prerequisite(s): SGT 125+   Corequisite: SGT 127+  SGT 128+  



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