Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description

SUR-120 - Surgical Technology 2 (6 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITES: SUR110
This course is designed to build on the theoretical foundation of SUR110 Surgical and Central Service Technology 1 with emphasis on nomenclature, the application of the principles of aseptic technique, wound healing, wound closure materials and surgical drains. The student will be introduced to radiographic procedures and techniques as well as principles and application of electrosurgical generators and lasers. The student will learn how to integrate the surgical supplies and equipment as they relate to opening and closing an abdominal incision as well as minimally invasive surgery. This course requires a per credit health career fee; check the tuition and fee schedule for the current rate.

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