Presentation on theme: "Surgical Technology. Looking for an Exciting Career?"— Presentation transcript:
Looking for an Exciting Career?
A Career that Helps People?
Where You Are A Key To Success?
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
A Surgical Technologist is … An expert in sterile technique and its applications Knowledgeable about anatomy and surgical procedures
A Surgical Technologist … Uses tools and technology to help the surgeon care for the patient Prepares the OR for the next procedure
The Curriculum Required General Education courses – College Comp.1and 2 –or College Comp 1 and Public Speaking Intro to Computers, Intro to Psychology,
Curriculum continued Anatomy and Physiology with Lab 1 and 2 Microbiology with lab, General Pathology, Medical Terminology for Surg Tech
Curriculum Continued Specialty Surgical Procedures Surgical Procedures Lab Professional Skills for the Surgical Technologist Operating Room Clinical Internship
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
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
We look forward to seeing you as a student in surgical technology at Bismarck State College!
Photo Acknowledgements Spartanburg Technical College – Surgical Technology Web @ http://library.spt.tec.sc.us/surgtech/default.htmhttp://library.spt.tec.sc.us/surgtech/default.htm The 801 st Forward Surgical Team – by http://members.aol.com/rotkiv1/fst/ http://members.aol.com/rotkiv1/fst/ Intuitive Surgical® @http://www.intuitivesurgical.com/products/index.htmlhttp://www.intuitivesurgical.com/products/index.html