Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog 
    May 30, 2024  
Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SURG 205 - Clinical Practicum I

(TP/SS only)

Provides the student with opportunities to apply those theories learned in SURG 101  to the actual practice of surgical procedures. PRE- or COREQUISITE(S): A grade of C or better in SURG 101  and SURG 201  or consent of program coordinator. Three hundred sixty (360) hours of clinical practice. Formerly SG 202.

3 semester hours

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

  • Participate as a Surgical Technologist in the first scrub solo role and first scrub with assist role in Level I, Level II, Specialty Level I, and Specialty Level II surgical procedures in general surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, genitourinary surgery, otorhinolaryngologic surgery, and ophthalmic surgery.
  • Demonstrate anticipatory decision-making during operative procedures.
  • Identify needs specific to geriatric, pediatric, and special population patients during surgery.
  • Discuss and identify possible postoperative complications.
  • Participate in sterile processing.
  • Participate as second circulator.

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