Dec 07, 2022  
2022 - 2023 College Catalog 
    
2022 - 2023 College Catalog
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SUR* 111 - Operating Room Skills Seminar


4 credits
Provides the students with the opportunity to practice with supervision, skills, techniques, standards, and principles in operating room technique. Prepares students for the clinical experience by teaching them the care and handling of surgical supplies, instruments, suture materials, and surgical drapes using hands on skills, simulation, and mock surgery for laparotomy and laparoscopic procedures. This course includes a 5-week clinical rotation. After passing the seminar skills competencies, students will have a clinical rotation as a member of the surgical team under direct supervision. This gives the student the opportunity to build on didactic and clinical skills learned in the seminar. Focuses on minimally complex and specialty surgical procedures that take place in a clinical facility. This rotation is 24 hours/week over 15 weeks of the course. Lab Hours: 8
Prerequisite(s): CSA* 105 , ENG* 101 , HIM* 101 , MAT* 109  (or higher) all with a grade of C or higher; BIO* 115  with a grade of C+ or higher; ENG* 102  or ENG* 202  (pre- or co-reqs.); and one Social Phenomena elective. Corequisite(s): SUR* 109 , SUR* 110  and ENG* 102  or ENG* 202  



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