Surgical Technologist I (8351/36 weeks, 420 hours)
|Duration:||36 weeks, 420 hours|
|Suggested Grade Levels:||12|
Students acquire knowledge and assisting-level skills to function in association with licensed nurses and surgeons/physicians, providing the best possible care of the surgical patient. Instruction emphasizes human anatomy, medical terminology, cleanliness, asepsis, safety, and efficiency in the operating room.
Recommended prerequisite(s): Introduction to Health and Medical Sciences 8302 or Nurse Aide I 8360
NOTE: This course has specific state laws and regulations from a governing medical board or agency. Please contact the Virginia Department of Education, Office of Career and Technical Education prior to implementing this course. All inquiries may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Career Clusters and Pathways
For federal reporting (choose one)
- Health Science
- Therapeutic Services
A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.
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