In this course students will continue working in the surgical environment under the direction of a surgical technologist or RN. The student will observe, scrub, and assist on more complex surgical cases as directed by the surgical team. The progression from student to entry level surgical technologist is the goal for the completion of this course along with the successful completion of the 120 scrubbed case requirements. Group 2 course.
Required Prerequisites SRG 221
and SRG 224
may be taken concurrently
General Education Outcomes supported by this course
Critical Thinking - Direct
Course Learning Outcomes Knowledge:
- Describe the responsibilities of the surgical technologist in the clinical setting.
- Demonstrate through the surgical rotation documentation of the progression in First and Second Scrub roles in surgical procedures of increased complexity moving toward entry-level graduate abilities.
- Demonstrate an advanced level of the application of aseptic technique and sterile technique within the operating room environment.
- Accurately document surgical cases to an accurate count of 120 scrubbed cases in the appropriate categories.
- Analyze advanced surgical case management through individual case study application.
- Exhibit safe sharps handling within the surgical environment.
- Correlate course concepts with real world application.
- Recognize the need for adherence to sterile technique to the dichotomy of real world accepted practices.
- Analyze surgical case management through case study application.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- Become more aware of their role as a patient advocate as they begin to make more independent case decisions.
Learning How to Learn:
- Create a patient centered care environment utilizing factors related to culture, race, gender, ethnicity, and religion.
- Become a more independent decision maker utilizing critical thinking ability in the anticipation of surgeon needs.