Surgical Technology (STE)

STE 100 | Fundamentals of Surgical Technology

Lecture Credit: 6

Emphasizes the theoretical basis of surgical technology practice.

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Surgical Technology program
Corequisite: STE 101 and STE 110

STE 101 | Surgical Technology Skills Lab

Lab Credit: 4

Provides the opportunity to learn and practice basic surgical technology skills.

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Surgical Technology program
Corequisite: STE 100 and STE 110

STE 105 | Pharmacology for the Surgical Technologist

Lecture Credit: 2

Covers basic surgical pharmacology including the metric system, pharmacology theory, surgical drugs, and aspects of anesthesia

Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in STE 100, STE 101, and STE 110
Corequisite: STE 115 and STE 181

STE 110 | Surgical Procedures I

Lecture Credit: 3

Reviews general, obstetric/gynecological and orthopedic surgical procedures. Includes a review of the equipment and supplies utilized during the pre-operative, intraoperative and post-operative phases of these procedures.

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Surgical Technology program
Corequisite: STE 100 and STE 101

STE 115 | Surgical Procedures II

Lecture Credit: 3

Reviews plastic, otorhinolaryngocological, ophthalmologic, and urologic surgical procedures. Includes a review of the equipment and supplies utilized during the pre-operative, intra-operative and post-operative phases of these procedures.

Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in STE 100, STE 101, and STE 110
Corequisite: STE 105 and STE 181

STE 120 | Surgical Procedures III

Lecture Credit: 3

Reviews cardiac, peripheral vascular, neurosurgical and maxillofacial surgical procedures. Includes a review of the equipment and supplies utilized during the pre-operative, intraoperative and post-operative phases of these procedures.

Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in STE 110 and STE 115

STE 179 | Surgical Technology Seminar

Lecture Credit: 2

Allows Surgical Technology students to learn techniques helpful in passing the required national certification exam for surgical technology from the Association for Surgical Technologists.

Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in STE 100, STE 101, STE 105, STE 110, STE 115, STE 120, STE 181, and STE 182
Corequisite: STE 183

STE 181 | Surgical Internship I

Internship Credit: 4

Allows students to integrate theoretical concepts in a clinical surgical setting.

Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in STE 100, STE 101, and STE 110
Corequisite: STE 105 and STE 115

STE 182 | Internship II

Internship Credit: 5

Allows students to integrate advanced theoretical concepts in a clinical surgical setting.

Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in STE 100, STE 101, STE 105, STE 110, STE 115, STE 120, and STE 181

STE 183 | Internship III

Internship Credit: 6

Allows students to integrate advanced theoretical concepts in a clinical surgical setting.

Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in STE 100, STE 101, STE 105, STE 110, STE 115, STE 120, STE 181, and STE 182
Corequisite: STE 179