Provides the foundational knowledge of the occupational environment. Principles of sterilization and disinfection are learned. Surgical instruments are introduced. Preoperative patient care concepts are simulated. Lab practice is included.
- Pre/Corequisites: 10-806-108 GENERAL ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY and 10-501-101 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY. Condition: Accepted into the Surgical Technology Associate Degree program or with Dean or Associate Dean approval.