Course Index

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SUR 260 MEDICAL ETHICS & LAW

This course provides an overview of the laws and ethics the student should know to help give competent, compassionate care to patients that is also within acceptable legal and ethical boundaries. This course will also give students the tools and guidance to facilitate the resolution of the many legal and ethical questions that they may reasonably expect to face as a student, and later as a healthcare practitioner. Emphasis on professional liability, scope of practice, ethical and personal obligations in relationship to medical mistakes and surgical patient outcomes is included. Students will also utilize a wide variety of real-life experiences and legal cases related to the text material.

  • Credits: 1.0

SUR 266 CORRELATED PATIENT STUDY I

This course will include the study of current trends, professional and interpersonal skills in the healthcare setting, and case review. Concurrent review of clinical rotation and participation in the surgical team will occur during this course. Students will also be introduced to fundamental principles of evidence-based practice. Students will participate in journal review and present articles pertaining to their current clinical practice to classroom peers. Students will also prepare a paper for publication consideration on a relevant clinical topic. All assigned clinical paperwork will be reviewed during this course.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Co requisite: SUR 250

SUR 269 CORRELATED PATIENT STUDY II

Concurrent review of clinical rotation and participation in the surgical team through case studies and completion of clinical paperwork requirements will occur during this course. The student will develop the reflective practitioner model with direct applications to the experience of the surgical technologist in the workforce. Students will create a power point presentation on a surgical case study following course guidelines, and present study to peers in classroom setting. Students will prepare journal article on surgical case or surgical concept for dissemination and discussion. Students will be introduced to techniques and exercises in preparation for the national CST exam. Written and oral presentations by the students are key elements of this course. All students meeting eligibility requirements will be required to seat the national Certification Exam administered by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) within thirty (30) days of graduation date. Successful completion of exam and proof of graduation allows graduate to use credential Certified Surgical Technologist (CST).

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Prerequisites:

    SUR 270

SUR 270 SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY CLINICAL II

The surgical technology student will continue to build on the concepts gained in SUR 250 during this course. Surgical anatomy, instrumentation, and procedural steps for each case are reinforced. The student will function as a part of the surgical team in an operating room setting applying theoretical knowledge while gaining the aptitude, skills and proficiency necessary to function in complex situations and cases

  • Credits: 6.0
  • Prerequisites:

    SUR 250 Co-requisite: SUR 269

SUR 280 SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY SEMINAR

This course is designed to give specialized instruction in various areas of surgical technology. Employability skills will be reviewed and applied. The course will also emphasize the elements of professional development including professional organizations, leadership, teamwork, certification and continuing education.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Prerequisites: must be taken in the final semester of the ST Program

WMI 326 BEREAVEMENT AND LOSS FOR THE WOMEN'S HEALTH PROFESSIONAL

  • Credits: 3.0

WMI 345 ADVANCED BREAST IMAGING

  • Credits: 3.0

WMI 348 ADVANCED PATIENT CARE

  • Credits: 3.0

WMI 415 REPRODUCTIVE GENETICS

  • Credits: 3.0

WMI 423 TOPICS IN INFANT, ADOLESCENT AND WOMEN'S HEALTH

  • Credits: 3.0