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SURT1230 – Surgical Technology III pdf

Credits: 4 (1/3/0)
Description: This course continues to expands the student's knowledge of the role of the surgical technologist in the operating room. The course considers procedures of the lymphatic, circulatory, vascular and nervous systems, building on the foundation of patient care relating to these body systems in the different perioperative phases.
Prerequisites: SURT1215 AND SURT1220
Corequisites: SURT1240
Competencies:
  1. Identify and describe general pathophysiological concepts of cells, tumors, infection and disease that disrupt homeostasis.
  2. Define and identify diseases/disorders of each body system, include diagnostic tests used for identification of the disease/disorder.
  3. Identify appropriate prep solutions and prepping techniques for a variety of surgical procedures.
  4. Describe how tissues react and are restored to normal function following trauma.
  5. Demonstrate preparation of hemostatic agents and devices.
  6. Demonstrate appropriate procedure for the care and handling of drugs and solutions.
  7. Identify, mix and measure drugs for patient use accurately.
  8. Differentiate instrumentation, equipment and supplies needed for surgical specialties.
  9. Perform procedures for calculating blood loss.
  10. Identify appropriate robotics in surgery.
  11. Identify appropriate sponges, dressing and packing for a variety of surgical procedures.
  12. Identify appropriate catheters, drains and tubes for a variety of surgical procedures.
  13. Apply principles and practices of surgical technology to address case management.
MnTC goal areas: (N/A)

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