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What to Expect:

  • Gain the knowledge and ability to ensure quality patient care during operative procedures and to be constantly vigilant in maintaining a sterile field.
  • Acquire necessary knowledge and vital skills of accountability and responsibility in the operating room.
  • Receive classroom and clinical training in surgery departments at hospitals and other clinical facilities.
  • Become certified to work in sterile processing areas after the first section of the program.
  • Participate in educational clinical rotations (Students will not be receiving any monetary remuneration during this educational experience, nor will they be substituted for hired staff personnel within the clinical institution, in the capacity of a surgical technologist).
  • Learn in simulated surgical environments, prepare, set up, and maintain sterile fields, use sterilization and disinfection procedures, prepare supplies and equipment for surgery, and prepare the patient.

This program has achieved national accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. Graduates are eligible to take the Association of Surgical Technologists National Certification Examination.

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
9355 - 113th St. N, #7709
Seminole, FL 33775
T: 727-210-2350; F: 727-210-2354
www.caahep.org