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AHS122 - Surgical Technology II

http://www.ncc.edu/Academics/AcademicDepartments/AlliedHealthSciences/SurgicalTechnology/ 

 

 AHS 122 COURSE SYLLABUS

 

LECTURE AND LAB

 

WEEK

 

1      LECTURE:  Preoperative preparation of the patient, Pre-op chart and transportation of the patient. 

LAB:  Starting a case/transportation of the patient

 

2      LECTURE:  Surgical Positioning:  Principles and Precautions/Duties of a Circulator

LAB:  OR Table and Parts

 

3      LECTURE:  Surgical Skin Preparation

LAB:  Positioning of the patient

 

4      LECTURE:  Incisions I

LAB:  Skin Preps

 

5      LECTURE:  Incisions II/Duties of a Scrub

LAB:  Vital Signs

 

6      LECTURE:  Surgical Draping/Introduction to Anesthesia

LAB:  Practical #I

 

7      LECTURE:  Local Anesthesia

LAB:  Surgical Draping

 

8      LECTURE:  General Anesthesia

LAB:  Vials and syringes

 

9      LECTURE:  Implants/Transplants

LAB:  Catheterization

 

10    LECTURE:  OR Records/Death in the OR

LAB:  Catheterization

 

11    LECTURE:  Hemostasis/Introduction to Endoscopy

LAB:  Practical #II

 

12    LECTURE:  Cavity Endoscopy

LAB:  Endoscopes

 

13    LECTURE:  Lower Endoscopy

LAB:  Care of Specimens

 

        14    LECTURE:  Integrated Health Practices/Fractures/Casting

LAB:  Surgical Dressings

 

15    LECTURE:  Radioactive X-ray Procedures/Routine Post-op Care

LAB:  Emergency Procedures/Casting

            Tour X-Ray Department

 

Each week’s clinical practice will relate to the corresponding lecture material and will be applied after lab instruction and practice.

 

In addition to the Ambulatory Surgery Unit Operating Room, students will tour an X-ray Department the last week in the semester.

 

Students are assigned to a supervised mandatory practice laboratory for a period of 1 hr. 15 min. per week.  In addition, extra tutorial assistance maybe arranged as needed.

 

 

 

  
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