Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog 
    
    Feb 05, 2023  
Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog
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SURG 215 - Clinical Practicum II


(TP/SS only)

This course emphasizes a common systematic approach to all surgeries and introduces the surgical technologist’s role on specialty teams, as second circulator and second assistant. PREREQUISITE(S): A grade of C or better in SURG 201  and SURG 205 , or consent of program coordinator. COREQUISITE(S): SURG 211 . Three hundred thirty-six (336) hours of clinical practice.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate expertise in the theory and application of sterile and aseptic technique.
  • Demonstrate appropriate interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Efficiently organize the operating room and set up for specific surgical procedures as assigned.
  • Perform in the Scrub and 2nd Assistant role in accordance with AST standards.
  • Demonstrate cultural competence and critical thinking skills in perioperative procedural management.
  • Maximize patient safety.
  • Exhibit knowledge of problem solving skills when applicable in critical clinical situations.


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