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1 Surgical Technology

2 Looking for an Exciting Career?

3 A Career that Helps People?

4 Where You Are A Key To Success?

5 Surgical Technology is… An allied health profession Working in surgery Caring for patients Helping the surgeon Knowing about surgical procedures from instruments to supplies, to working with other professionals

6 A Surgical Technologist is … An expert in sterile technique and its applications Knowledgeable about anatomy and surgical procedures

7 A Surgical Technologist … Uses tools and technology to help the surgeon care for the patient Prepares the OR for the next procedure

8 The Curriculum Required General Education courses – College Comp.1and 2 –or College Comp 1 and Public Speaking Intro to Computers, Intro to Psychology,

9 Curriculum continued Anatomy and Physiology with Lab 1 and 2 Microbiology with lab, General Pathology, Medical Terminology for Surg Tech

10 Curriculum continued Surgical Technology courses – Introduction to –Surgical Technology –Operating Room Procedures & lab –Operating Room Materials & lab –Pharmacology

11 Curriculum Continued Specialty Surgical Procedures Surgical Procedures Lab Professional Skills for the Surgical Technologist Operating Room Clinical Internship

12 Consider Surgical Technology Where – Bismarck State College When – At least 4 semesters after high school (could be more due to prerequisite for Anatomy and Physiology) How – Come by and visit with one of the admissions counselors or one of the instructors about admission

13 Surgical Technology at BSC Who to contact – Tom Berube in admissions at 701-224-5424 and/or –Jean Hinton, Instructor/Program Coordinator –701-224-5722 –Trudy Riehl, Instructor/Clinical Coordinator –701-224-5756

14 We look forward to seeing you as a student in surgical technology at Bismarck State College!

15 Photo Acknowledgements Spartanburg Technical College – Surgical Technology Web @ The 801 st Forward Surgical Team – by Intuitive Surgical® @

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