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:
  1. Human Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology: Incorporate knowledge of human anatomy and physiology as it relates to surgical procedures performed. (Cognitive)

  2. Asepsis, Sterility and Decontamination: Utilize the principles of aseptic technique. Students must apply appropriate methods of decontamination and sterilization. (Cognitive)

  3. Preoperative Preparation: Demonstrate preoperative preparation of the surgical suite; as well as, the preoperative preparation of him/herself. (Psychomotor)

  4. 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)

  5.  Emergent Situations: Students shall be able to identify emergent situations and be able to act instinctively. (Cognitive)