Surgical Technologist Program Outcomes
In order to prepare competent entry-level surgical technologists in the cognitive (knowledge), psycho-motor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains, each student will accomplish the following:
Human Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology: Incorporate knowledge of human anatomy
and physiology as it relates to surgical procedures performed.
Asepsis, Sterility and Decontamination: Utilize the principles of aseptic technique. Students must apply appropriate methods of decontamination and sterilization.
Preoperative Preparation: Demonstrate preoperative preparation of the surgical suite; as well as, the preoperative preparation of him/herself. (Psychomotor)
- Surgical Case management: Demonstrate the ability to function in the perioperative setting.Identify specialized roles, as well as, moral, legal and ethical responsibilities to the patient; all while performing duties of a surgical technologist in a perioperative setting. (Affective)
- Emergent Situations: Students shall be able to identify emergent situations and be able to act instinctively. (Cognitive)