I. Human Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology: Incorporate knowledge of human anatomy
and physiology as it relates to surgical procedures performed.
II. Asepsis, Sterility and Decontamination: Utilize theprinciples of aseptic technique.
Students must apply appropriate methods of decontamination andsterilization.
III. Preoperative Preparation: Demonstrate preoperative preparation of thesurgical suite; as
well as, the preoperative preparation of him/herself.
IV. 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.
V. Emergent Situations
Students shall be able to identify emergent situations and be able toact instinctively.