This program is designed to prepare the student with the necessary knowledge and skills needed to gain employment as a surgical technician. Students will study all aspects of surgery, including, but not limited to, law and ethics surrounding surgery, surgical environment, pharmacology, microbiology, sterilization, aseptic techniques, OSHA, transporting and positioning the surgical patient, wound closure, anesthesia, instrument exchange and count, surgical instruments, surgical emergencies, communication skills, anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, and surgical procedures for the medical specialties.
The expected outcome of this program is to provide the graduate with the ability to obtain entry-level employment in various surgical environments, such as hospitals, surgical units, and surgeon’s offices.
Surgical Technology Program – Student Testimonial
Hear first hand from a graduate of Star Career Academy's Surgical Technology Program
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"With the help from all departments I was able to start my career as a Surgical Technologist."
- Marsha D. Romero
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