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Effective Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 8pm, administrative and academic offices will operate virtually. Limited essential personnel will work on site to support remote learning, technology and provide necessary security and maintenance. Online instruction will continue remotely on Monday, March 23, 2020 until the end of the spring semester.
The Surgical Technology Certificate Program is designed to give individuals the knowledge and skills required to function within an operating room environment. Students receive surgical technology training during classroom lectures, practice in a mock surgical lab and get clinical experience in various hospitals’ operating rooms.
Surgical technologists are an important part of a surgical team working closely with surgeons, anesthesiologists, registered nurses and other surgical personnel. Surgical technologists help supply the operating room with the instruments, equipment and supplies that will be needed during a surgical procedure.