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SUT 2200 Surgical Procedures III

Emphasizes a common systematic approach to all surgeries and focuses on role transition to beginning Surgical Technologist. Discusses specific orthopedic, cardiothoracic, trauma and pediatric procedures. Examines immediate postanesthesia care. Discusses the Surgical Technologist's role on specialty teams, as a second circulator, in ambulatory surgery centers, and in pediatrics. 18 clinical hours per week.

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Surgical Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: SUT 2120 AND SUT 2127 AND PSY 1100 AND Restricted to Majors 


  • Describe the role of the Surgical Technologist at an employment acceptable level for general and commonly performed specialty surgical procedures.
  • Identify anatomy relevant to the orthopedic, cardiothoracic, open heart, trauma, and pediatric surgeries and relate it to clinical practice.
  • Demonstrate in adaptations of perioperative care for the pediatric and post-operative patient.
  • Demonstrates functions of a surgical technologist in orthopedic, cardiothoracic, open heart, trauma, and pediatric surgeries.

Credit Hours: 5

Classroom Hours: 5